Ethical Markets congratulates Lisa Hall in her new career move and welcomes Jennifer Pryce as Calvert Foundation’s new CEO ! Hazel Henderson , Editor and former member of the Advisory Council at Calvert Group.
It’s a win-win. Earn a financial return and support communities.
Empowering Investors to Empower Communities
Two weeks ago at SOCAP, we announced that Jennifer Pryce, formerly our Chief Strategy Officer, has assumed the President and CEO position. She is taking over from Lisa Hall, who is leaving Calvert Foundation to join Anthos Asset Management, a large European family office.
We will truly miss Lisa’s steady leadership and the countless contributions she’s made to Calvert Foundation during our most recent evolution. Although she is leaving Calvert Foundation and physically relocating to Europe, Lisa will continue to be a valuable player in the social impact investing space.
Jenn brings nearly 20 years of business, nonprofit, finance and community development experience to this role, and has been with Calvert Foundation since 2009, previously serving as U.S. Portfolio Manager, VP of Strategic Initiatives, and Chief Strategy Officer. Jenn enters the new role with incredible leadership skills, strategic vision, and fresh energy.
Lisa and Jenn co-authored a blog post where they reflect on working together over the past few years, and look forward to their new roles. For more details about the transition, read the press release.
Portfolio Partner Spotlight
Montana Community Development Corporation (CDC) provides financing, consulting services, and business training to small businesses in Montana. Flexible lending from Montana CDC helped one client, Alpine Granite Accents, grow into a bank relationship, expand into new products, and hire five new full-time employees. Funding from Calvert Foundation enabled Montana CDC to expand its loan fund, helping small businesses like Alpine Granite increase their productivity, create employment, and contribute to the economic development of their communities. More about Montana CDC ›
What We’re Reading
The Impact of Sustainable and Responsible Investment
Calvert Foundation Director of Strategic Initiatives Margot Kane was recently interviewed by the Center for Responsible Business at the Haas School of Business. She shares her thoughts on the evolving role of impact investing, and provides some thoughts for students interested in sustainability. Read more ›
We recently committed $5 million to the Woodward Corridor investment Fund, which launched on Tuesday. The fund is designed to stimulate the revitalization one of Detroit’s most iconic neighborhoods. Read the full post ›
Be sure to check out our Fall Conference Preview blog for more detail on the conferences we’ll be attending, and visiting and speaking at. Notable upcoming conferences include: