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Businesses Transformed By Impact

Businesses Transformed By Impact

Momentum in integrating impact into business continues to transform businesses both small and large. Recently the founder of Patagonia, a US leader in Outdoor clothing that operates stores in 10+ countries globally, decided to give away his company to help fight...

Bridging the Disconnect

Bridging the Disconnect

One of the central missions of CommonGood Capital is to bridge the disconnect between the growing number of investors wanting to see their investments making a positive impact in the world and wealth managers struggling to incorporate these relatively new ideas into...

The Values Of Older And New Generations Are Increasingly Difficult To Reconcile

The Values Of Older And New Generations Are Increasingly Difficult To Reconcile

Wealthmanagement.com recently published a great article on how family offices are seeing new challenges in succession planning due to the increasingly wider investment values differences between older and younger generations... "In particular, succession...

Advisers who ignore ESG do so at their own R-I-S-K

Advisers who ignore ESG do so at their own R-I-S-K

Investment News wrote a great article detailing how as interest in ESG investing grows over time, advisers are rapidly reaching an inflection point with clients who want their assets to line up with their values… A FlexShares survey last year of 285 people who work...

Jeff Shafer: On Impact

Jeff Shafer: On Impact

Jeff Shafer, CEO of CommonGood Capital, on the origins of Impact Investing, the benefits for investors, the balance of traditional and impact investments, and more... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsnQBCLy_p0

Green Loan Principles Explained

Green Loan Principles Explained

The Green Loan Principles (GLP) have been developed by an experienced working party, consisting of representatives from leading financial institutions active in the global syndicated loan markets, with a view to promoting the development and integrity of the green...

Interview with a Financial Advisor

Interview with a Financial Advisor

One of our most important tenets at CommonGood is to intentionally pursue a diverse spectrum of perspectives from as many angles of the Impact Investing industry as possible. To this end we regularly reach out to investors, fund managers and of course - financial...