News

Discover the latest roundup of news articles and press coverage featuring Sonen Capital from leading financial and impact publications.

Renewable energy investors urged to manage community land & security risks

Multi-million renewable energy investments could be at risk from overlooking harms to local communities. Managing these impacts is key to secure a fast and fair transition to a low-carbon economy, and safeguard financial returns, according to analysis by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Transform Finance and Sonen Capital.

Learn More

Sonen Capital Wins Best Impact Investing Firm

Sonen Capital, one of North America’s foremost impact investment management firms, was awarded Best Firm in the Responsible Investing / ESG / Impact Investing category at the 4th Family Wealth Report Awards 2017.

Learn More

EPA Withdraws Methane Disclosure Rule For Oil and Gas Drillers

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will no longer ask oil and gas drilling companies to disclose information on equipment and methane emissions levels at their existing operations, the agency said on Thursday.

Learn More

Senate must vote against roll back of BLM methane waste rule

Before we invest in a sector, we try to identify companies best positioned to deliver strong, stable financial returns. We are dedicated to our clients who trust us to manage their money for the long-term. We look at whether a company is efficient in its business practices, and whether it adheres to strong positive environmental and social policies, which may increase company profitability and give it a competitive edge.

Learn More

Sonen Capital Closes on Sustainable Real Assets Fund

San Francisco-based impact investment management firm, Sonen Capital LLC, said Feb. 23 that it has closed on its first global sustainable “real assets” fund of funds, raising $75 million to invest in renewable energy, green real estate and sustainable agriculture.

Learn More

Our Pursuit of Deeper Impact

In a recent report, In Pursuit of Deeper Impact, social impact advisor Katherine Pease of KP Advisors challenges the status quo of impact investing

Learn More

Sonen Capital Closes Its First Global Sustainable Real Assets Fund at Over $75 Million

Sonen Capital announced the final close of its Global Sustainable Real Assets Fund, a $75 million private global real assets impact investment fund.

Learn More

Next Up for Impact Investing: ‘Solve for Market Demand, Not Investor Preferences’

I did not attend the Global Impact Investing Network’s first global forum in 2013 in London. But from what I understand, that inaugural event was typical for the still-nascent field. There were lots of questions about how to proceed, how to develop products that ultimately benefit people and the planet, how to measure their impact and how to make some coin while doing it.

Learn More

Impact Investing Deals Start to Flow in Central America and the Caribbean

Antigua, Guatemala was the place last month to take stock of the impact investing ecosystem in Central America and the Caribbean. More than 350 investors, entrepreneurs and other participants from 34 countries gathered at the Latin American Impact Investment Forum for Central America and the Caribbean.

Learn More

Assessing the Impact of Social Enterprises Using the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals and IRIS

Social entrepreneurship is increasingly recognized as a means of addressing the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems. However, assessing the impact of social enterprises continues to be challenging. Part of the challenge is to find a shared language of impact in the myriad approaches used by social entrepreneurs, impact investors, and development agencies to code, classify, and interpret impact.

Learn More