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Impact Investors Should Bolster Political Action, Align’s Kenning Says

By Mark Shenk
September 3, 2020

Applying business due diligence to political action groups may further investors’ goals for change more, says Align Impact CEO

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Impact Investing: What Every Advisor Needs to Know in the COVID-19 Era

By Jenn Kenning
June 18, 2020

For financial advisors, impact investing is no longer merely a “nice to have.”

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Impact investing in unflashy causes gains ground in the pandemic era

By Patrick Temple-West
May 11, 2020

Food security, education, infrastructure, sewerage attract new funds

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How COVID-19 Is Waking Up Wall Street To Sustainability

By Alexandra Kirkman
May 1, 2020

In the coronavirus age, issues like paid sick leave and climate impact take on a new, urgent cast.

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COVID-19: A Wake-Up Call for Advisors on Climate-Related Investing

By Hummayun Javed
April 30, 2020

The pandemic may have been the catalyst sustainable investing needed to go mainstream.

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What COVID-19 Can Teach Us About Ourselves—and Our Response to Climate Change

By Align Impact
April 30, 2020

We are capable. As we continue to grapple with our response to COVID-19 and its aftermath on our lives and the global economy, could there be a silver lining pointing to our ability as a society to be more resilient than we had previously suspected?

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Coronavirus intensifies thirst for new responsible capitalism

By Global Capital
April 27, 2020

Jenn Kenning, CEO of Align Impact talks about how CV-19 is spiking demand for impact investing

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Jennifer Kenning Is Striving to Make the Capitalist System Work for the Greater Good

By Conscious Investor
April 2, 2020

To see the full picture, we need to go back to 2013. It was then that Jennifer Kenning traveled to east Africa where she visited a dozen social enterprises throughout several countries…

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The Benefits of Impact Investing with Jennifer Kenning

By Adam Torres
March 20, 2020

Impact investing was once considered a novel way to invest by many. Some believed there was a tradeoff between quality of investment and mission based companies.

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Emily Hard, Veteran of Brown Brothers Harriman, Joins Align Impact as Associate Director

By Align Impact
February 26, 2020

Ms. Hard Brings More Than 10 Years Experience as a Wealth Advisor to High-net-worth Families, Foundations, and Private Companies

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YOUR MONEY: Family offices lead the way on impact investing

By Beth Pinsker
February 10, 2020

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InvestmentNews ESG & Impact Forum Reflections

By Jenn Kenning
December 10, 2019

Two of my favorite questions on how we can get more money into impact.

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Wealthspire Advisors Engages Align Impact to Enhance its Impact Investing Offerings

By Wealthspire
November 14, 2019

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Opportunity-Zone Funds Are Off to a Slow Start, Lagging Behind Heady Expectations

By Ruth Simon and Peter Grant
October 22, 2019

Tax breaks aimed at distressed communities prove tougher sell than expected

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Why Aren’t Advisers Warming Up to ESG?

By Adam Shell
October 5, 2019

For ESG funds to attract more dollars, advisers are going to have to embrace the concept more enthusiastically than they have in the past

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Where to Invest $1 Million Right Now

By Suzanne Woolley
November 27, 2018 | Updated on September 20, 2019

Six experts offer emerging investment areas that profit you—and the earth

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Shakeout Highlights an Elusive Factor in Impact Investing Platforms: The Impact

By Hummayun Javed
August 15, 2019

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How to Transition Your Investment Portfolio Toward Impact

By Hummayun Javed & Gabrielle Morgan
June 3, 2019

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Scaling Impact Investment in Forestry

By Rachel Bass, Peter Murphy, Hannah Dithrich
April 2019

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Broaden the Talent Pool and Cultivate an “Impact Mindset” as a Competitive Advantage

By Dennis Price
March 12, 2019

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Ep 20: Due Diligence in Impact Investing

With Paul Ellis, Eva Yazhari, Hummayun Javed
Oct 29 2018

Eva Yazhari, CEO, Beyond Capital, and Hummayun Javed, Senior Analyst, Align Impact discuss why due diligence is essential when investing in early-stage impact enterprises.

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Eric Stephenson, Former Portfolio Director of the Cordes Foundation, Joins Align Impact as Director of Client Service

by Align Impact
October 22, 2018

Align Impact, LLC, a financial advisory firm focused exclusively on the impact marketplace, (“Align”) is pleased to announce that Eric Stephenson, CAIA has joined as Director of Client Service effective November 1, 2018.

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Defining Impact Investing: Sidestepping Semantics

by Hummayun Javed
October 2, 2018

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