We are committed to living out our founder’s legacy and vision in all aspects of our foundation’s work. Therefore, not only should our grants supporting people and ideas in the Washington, DC area be made for the betterment of society, so should the investments endowing and sustaining our foundation. This is why we are committed to participating, supporting, and amplifying the growing trend of Impact Investing, and pivoting and ensuring our investments support positively impactful business practices.
For more information about the ways we are thinking and engaging with this in our financial portfolio see: http://www.brownadvisory.com/en/sustainability
We have also recently decided to invest in Rethink Impact, a female led Impact Investing fund, dedicated to investing in ecosystems of change:
“Rethink Impact invests in entrepreneurs, tech platforms, and networks that are ecosystems of change. We seek out traditionally underfunded entrepreneurs and business models that we believe have the potential for outsized financial and societal returns. By leveraging our 50+ years of entrepreneurial and investment experience, we select companies that engage and empower more people to do good through transformative business models for change.
For more information, see: http://rethinkimpact.com/