City of Buenos Aires Steals the Show in Global Impact Awards

Sonen Capital Takes Home Impact Asset Manager Award

Raul Pomares, founder of San Francisco-based Sonen Capital, which took home the Impact Asset Manager award, said it was “recognition that underscores the value that our investment approach and impact measurement and methodology are having for our clients and the impact investment industry”.

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Sonen Capital Awarded Impact Asset Manager of the Year

Global Steering Group (GSG) for Impact Investment Awards

From the main stage at the GSG Impact Summit, Sir Ronald Cohen, Chair of the Global Steering Group (GSG) for Impact Investment, congratulated Sonen Capital for winning its Impact Asset Manager of the Year award.

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InFaith Community Foundation Selects ACG for its WomenInvest InFaith Portfolio

WomenInvest is advised by Veris Wealth Partners and Sonen Capital

Advance Global Capital announced that its investment strategy has been selected by InFaith Community Foundation’s WomenInvest InFaith Portfolio. The Portfolio invests with sound stewardship to achieve at or above market returns and enhance the impact of charitable assets.

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A Year of Impact — Personal Reflections

Charly Kleissner, Ph.D., 100% Impact Investor; ImpactAssets Chairman of the Board; Co-Founder Toniic

About a year ago, Lisa and I published our Family Foundation’s latest impact report, in partnership with New Philanthropy Capital and Sonen Capital: ‘In pursuit of deep impact and market-rate returns: KL Felicitas Foundation’s Journey.’ We demonstrated how to build a 100% impact portfolio with market-rate-returns — as measured over a 10-year period and with about half of the investments in thematic impact investments that contribute to solutions, i.e., deep impact investments.

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Foundations should invest for impact

Foundations have trillions of dollars in assets but often only leverage 5 percent towards grant making that advances their mission. Just imagine what we could achieve if we leveraged the other 95 percent? Before embarking fully on this journey, we brought on Sonen Capital and intentionally created an inclusive learning and decision-making process.

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Levi’s IPO plan puts its ‘good governance’ reputation in jeopardy

Levi Strauss & Co. prides itself on its corporate citizenship and gets high marks from outfits that rate firms based on “environmental, social and governance” criteria. So it was jarring to see the venerable jeans maker planning to go public with two share classes.

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Accounting For Impact Alongside Returns

The KL Felicitas Foundation, founded by impact investing pioneers Charly and Lisa Kleissner, has opened the books on its investments to show that a strategy aimed at doing good can live up to its social and environmental objectives as well as deliver returns. The KLF Foundation’s portfolio is run by the San Francisco-based impact investment management firm Sonen Capital

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Sonen Wins Best Report by Asset Manager

Small & Medium Firm < $25bn Category

Sonen Capital wins for Best Responsible Investor and Impact Investing Report by an Asset Manager, for medium and small firms < $25Bn.

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Sonen Shortlisted for RI Reporting Awards 2018

The shortlists for the RI Reporting Awards 2018 are published today in advance of the RI Awards Dinner where the winners and runners-up will be announced. Sonen Capital is shortlisted in the awards category for best Impact Report by a ‘Small-Medium (€25bn-) Firm.

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Nathan Cummings Foundation Commits to 100 Percent

Nathan Cummings Foundation Announces Move to 100 Percent Mission-Aligned Investing

Today the Nathan Cummings Foundation announced that they will align 100 percent of their nearly half-billion dollar endowment with their mission. Sonen Capital helped engage, educate and guide Nathan Cummings Foundation’s board towards a set of recommendations on impact investing and its strategic role within the foundation.

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