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The USSIF conference featured impact investors like Calvert Impact Capital as well as asset managers, institutional asset owners, data providers, financial advisors, and other practitioners.
06/22/22 | By Anna Mabrey
We're offsetting the carbon emissions of our new offices and commuting staff by partnering with 8 Billion Trees, a small business that runs large-scale planting operations in the Amazon rainforest.
Our borrower, PACE Equity, is the market leader in C-PACE financing, a program designed to encourage developers to make their buildings greener by providing a source of inexpensive private capital.
04/11/22 | By Lucas Pappas
60 Decibels, Calvert Impact Capital and Community Reinvestment Fund, USA share insights from new research on the small business recovery programs launched in response to the pandemic.
03/31/22 | By Beth Bafford
Get to Know our Staff
As their internships end, our summer interns discuss their work at Calvert Impact Capital and their impressions of the broader impact investing industry through the lens of their main projects.
11/30/21 | By Mary Hayford & Angelie Miranda
In 2015, DC Water proposed using parks, plants, and permeable pavements strategically distributed to absorb some stormwater runoff and prevent overflow. This municipal bond funded the idea.
Lendable Inc., a leading emerging market fintech credit provider, is targeting a ground-breaking $100 million closed-ended fund focused on emerging and frontier market fintech investments.
Everyday investors, as well as large asset managers and institutions, are flocking to ESG and impact investing. As many as 95% of millennials are interested in investing sustainably.
Faith and Investing
The guide includes steps for those seeking to incorporate impact investments into a faith institution’s portfolio, including how to establish an Impact Strategy and incorporate into portfolio policies
07/28/21 | By Amanda Joseph
When the PPP loan was announced by Congress, many businesses found themselves shut out of the process due to a lack of information and access to the program through traditional financial institutions
07/06/21 | By Caitlin Rosser
During the pandemic, Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) stepped up to deliver desperately needed relief to hard-to-reach small business owners
06/23/21 | By Beth Bafford
The combined health, economic, and social justice crises triggered by the coronavirus pandemic created a surge of awareness in the U.S. around the need to invest in underserved communities.
President & CEO Jenn Pryce spoke to IFC Insights about the two years since the launch of the Impact Principles and her belief that all investments in the future will have an impact investing lens.
04/14/21 | By Jennifer Pryce
The SOAR Fund will focus on the south. They want to make sure the Black, Hispanic and Native American communities in the south are getting the help they need for their businesses.
Calvert Impact Capital is a founding Signatory to the Operating Principles for Impact Management (the Principles), a framework adopted by over 120 leading global impact investors to-date
04/08/21 | By Caitlin Rosser
Many people still don’t know what CDFIs are or how to use them. An overview of CDFIs and some useful resources for how you can use them to align your desire for social justice with your investing.
There are many more ways to incorporate environmental, social, and governance investing into client portfolios than just mutual funds, and one of them has been around for decades.
One in three small businesses is on the edge and may not survive the next three months without help. The California Rebuilding Fund will make low-interest loans to help small businesses survive.
Impact investments generate specific, positive and measurable environmental, social and/or good governance outcomes, oftentimes with market-rate financial returns.
Calvert Impact Capital announced today that its Community Investment Note® balance has exceeded $500 million for the first time as its work to support global, under-resourced communities
10/01/20 | By Leigh Moran
Every two years, we conduct an investor survey to better understand the motivations of our investor base, the challenges they face in investing for impact, and how we can serve them better
09/15/20 | By Caitlin Rosser
The NY Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF) has lent more than $3.1 million to support 77 businesses and residential landlords across NY state with COVID-19 related costs and expenses as of today
08/05/20 | By Beth Bafford
As the economic impact from COVID-19 unfolds, small businesses —those that underpin the economic, social, and cultural fabric of the United States— are facing extreme challenges
03/27/20 | By Leigh Pomerantz
In participation with lead lender and CDFI funding partner, Calvert Impact Capital provided financing that enabled Affirmed Housing Group to purchase a Motel-6 and redevelop it into “Zephyr”
01/31/20 | By Leigh Pomerantz
We recently renewed our $2 million loan to Affordable Homes of South Texas, Inc. (AHSTI), the largest developer and lender of deeply affordable single-family homes in the Rio Grande Valley
07/08/19 | By Jacqueline Westley
We recently closed a loan to Chicanos Por La Causa (CPLC), a community development corporation that serves individuals and families with low to moderate income in the southwestern U.S.
03/13/19 | By Nicholas Silbergeld
In this short video I'll cover Calvert Impact Capital's recent investment in the Forest Resilience Bond, which aims to reduce the risk of severe wildfires in the Tahoe National Forest
11/30/18 | By Jacqueline Westley
Calvert Impact Capital Sr. Investment Officer Jacqueline Westley discusses our investment in the Forest Resilience Bond, which aims to reduce the risk of severe wildfires in the Tahoe National Forest.
Our CEO Jennifer Pryce urges us to look at the big picture of impact investing: it's less about particular sectors or regions, and more about creating systemic change in the capital markets
09/25/18 | By Andrew Parrucci
CEO Jenn Pryce uses the recent attention on Opportunity Zones to illustrate a common problem in impact investing: the failure to consider if and how investors can actually access impact investing
08/15/18 | By Andrew Parrucci
Our VP of Investments Catherine Godschalk recently wrote about the need for impact investors to take a more active role in addressing the affordable housing crisis in the U.S.
07/09/18 | By Jacqueline Westley
DC Water pioneered the nation’s first EIB bond offering in 2016 when it sold a $25-million, tax-exempt EIB in a private placement to the Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group and Calvert Foundation