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California Governor Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown, Jr. addresses the audience at the Global Climate Action Summit in September 2018.
Credit: Nikki Ritcher Photography.

Global Climate Action Summit: Actions and Possibilities

Sustainable Development program director Michael Northrop catalogues the surprising breadth and depth of local, regional, and corporate actions announced at the first subnational climate summit.
The Evolution of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund’s Mission-Aligned Portfolio

*As of December 2014, $15 million had been committed to impact investments, representing approximately 1.7% of the total portfolio. As of December 2018, $151.4 million has been committed, approximately 13.5%.

Investors Can Pursue Impact Without Sacrificing Returns, Perella Weinberg Partners Finds

In debunking the misconception that mission-aligned investing lowers expected returns, the paper emphasizes that there is no one-size-fits-all strategy for investors.

Perry Cammack Joins Rockefeller Brothers Fund to Lead Peacebuilding Program

Mr. Cammack is a Middle East expert and foreign policy analyst with a distinguished career spanning the government, nonprofit, and academic sectors. He joins the RBF from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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Division, Diversity, and Democracy

“The wall that matters already stands: the spiritual wall that divides us a nation and a people.” Stephen Heintz argues that while historic diversity has contributed to the division in our politics, it can also strengthen our democracy.

Movement Building for Structural Change

In November 2018 the Fund's board of trustees approved a new strategy to support movement building for systemic reform of democratic institutions to advance economic and racial justice.

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