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Since 2018, the Louvre Museum has allocated 5 percent of its €250 million endowment to investments with a focus on artisan and traditional craft businesses, cultural tourism, cultural heritage and education. Photo courtesy of

A Cultural Institution's Guide to Mission-Aligned Investing

Upstart Co-Lab's The Guide: what cultural institutions need to know about investing for values and mission describes how impact investing can help cultural organizations multiply their impact and invest in the creative economy.

Five years out of oil, the RBF isn't looking back

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund turned its back on the source of family wealth—and reaped the returns.

Investing in Our Mission

Since committing to fully align our investments with our mission, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund has cut fossil fuel exposure to less than one percent of our portfolio. Financial performance over more than five years has outstripped the market benchmark.
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RBF Divestment Named “Top Business Move That Helped the Planet”

Corporate Knights magazine celebrates companies that catalyzed green solutions in the 50 years since the first Earth Day.
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Photo by Matthew Henry.

Our Commitment to Support Diversity in the Investment Sector

As part of the RBF's efforts to better align our investment practices with our mission, we have set a new goal to invest 25 percent of our endowment with firms majority-owned by people of color and women.