News & Updates

New York City Announces Plan to Divest from Fossil Fuels

New York City’s mayor and comptroller announced plans to sell $5 billion in fossil fuels from the city’s retirement funds, making it the largest American municipality to divest to date.

IEEFA Echoes Governor Cuomo’s Call to Divest NY State Pension Fund to Improve Returns

The director of finance for the Institute of Energy Economics and Financial Analysis and former state first deputy comptroller wrote that divesting would be an act of fiscal responsibility.

Annual Review & President’s Message: The Logic of the Future

In his annual message, RBF President Stephen Heintz lays out his “Logic of the Future” for a new global ethos of fairness, along with a redefinition of American leadership. The Fund’s review of its 2016 activities also commemorates David Rockefeller and Abby M. O'Neill, who both passed away in 2017.
McQueen - Madiba

Choreographer Jeremy McQueen (left) and dancers from the Black Iris Project performing a scene from Madiba, about the life of Nelson Mandela. (Photo: Fred Charles)

Summer Snapshots: Public Performances at The Pocantico Center

This summer, The Pocantico Center’s open-air stage hosted a diverse group of dancers and musicians, including Jeremy McQueen’s Black Iris Project, the A Palo Seco flamenco ensemble, the Lark Theatre’s Sweethearts of Swing, and Joshua Beamish’s MOVETHECOMPANY.

Expanding Our Outreach to Increase Mission-Aligned Investing Dollars

The Fund is pleased to support the advancement of mission-aligned investing practices by joining the newly expanded U.S. Impact Investing Alliance, as well as to partner with Mission Investors Exchange as a member of its inaugural class of sustaining members.

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