SJF Ventures Publishes Impact Website; Validic Closes on Financing – SJF Ventures Bulletin

We are pleased to share SJF’s latest bulletin announcing the release of our new Impact website, which highlights our positive impacts. The bulletin also features our most recent investment in Validic; provides updates on portfolio companies; and recognizes another leading impact investor, Arjuna Capital.   Sincerely, The SJF Team SJF …

Ceres Newsletter: Climate Change is Hitting the Slopes

  Ceres Newsletter – June 2013 Press and Media Press Release: Investors Highlight Policies That Could Spur Multi-Billion Dollar Opportunity in Energy Efficiency Investments Blog: Water Protection Gets Shortchanged in Proposed Fracking Rules (National Geographic) News Story: Investor Group Proposes ESG Disclosure Rules(Environmental Leader) Press Release: New Study: More U.S. Mutual Fund Companies Supporting Climate …

SJF Ventures Raises $90MM Third Fund, Tripling Size of Previous Fund

SJF Ventures Raises $90MM Third Fund, Tripling Size of Previous Fund SJF Ventures is a venture capital fund focused on delivering superior financial returns through investments in high-growth, positive impact companies. SJF has a fourteen-year successful record of assisting visionary and talented management teams in building industry-leading firms. SJF provides strong expertise …

SJF Ventures Launches Third Fund

SJF Announces Close on Third Fund SJF Ventures and lead investor Citi Community Capital announced today the initial closing of the first national Impact Investment SBIC fund, SJF Ventures III, LP. The fund will provide equity investments to growth-stage cleantech and positive impact companies, and has been licensed by the …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Lauren Compere

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Lauren Compere, Managing Director, Boston Common Asset Management, LLC, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America – September 30, 2011 By Geoffrey on September 30, 2011 Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI.” The interview features …

After Solyndra… Cleantech Investing Still Makes Sense

After Solyndra… Cleantech Investing Still Makes Sense [Excerpt from SJF Ventures’ Managing Director, Dave Kirkpatrick’s, blog post] Given the recent bankruptcies of U.S. solar manufacturers Solyndra, Spectrawatt and Evergreen Solar, some are asking if cleantech investing is viable. At SJF, our cleantech portfolio companies are achieving great results, particularly utilizing …