Blog Posts

How investors’ growing focus on reliable impact measurement is propelling the industry to greater accountability and transparency

2019-09-10T09:13:38-05:00

How investors’ growing focus on reliable impact measurement is propelling the industry to greater accountability and transparency by Paige Chapel I read with great interest new survey findings published by the Rockefeller Foundation that explore the attitudes of retail investors and their advisors about impact investing. With institutional impact investing gaining ground, understanding [...]

How investors’ growing focus on reliable impact measurement is propelling the industry to greater accountability and transparency2019-09-10T09:13:38-05:00

Where Does Your Cash Sleep at Night?

2019-05-28T14:20:36-05:00

Where Does Your Cash Sleep at Night? by Paige Chapel, President & CEO, Aeris & Kristina L. Wahl, President, The Barra Foundation Local giving is a priority for the vast majority of Exponent Philanthropy members. This is probably no surprise for those of us who associate charitable giving with supporting our local nonprofits, places of [...]

Where Does Your Cash Sleep at Night?2019-05-28T14:20:36-05:00

Interview with Aeris Board Member Rekha Unnithan

2019-02-07T13:55:43-05:00

Interview with Aeris Board Member Rekha Unnithan In March, Rekha Unnithan (Portfolio Manager, Impact Investing, Nuveen) joined the Aeris board of directors. Ms. Unnithan shared with us a few thoughts on the present and future of impact investing, and why she is excited to join the Aeris Board of Directors. What does “impact investing” [...]

Interview with Aeris Board Member Rekha Unnithan2019-02-07T13:55:43-05:00

Standardized Community Investing Impact Data Arrives in the Aeris Cloud

2019-01-29T20:54:23-05:00

Standardized CDFI Impact Data Arrives in the Aeris Cloud Article originally published on Opportunity Finance Network's CDFI Connect blog. By Paige Chapel, President & CEO, Aeris Just two months into the year, 2018 may be shaping up as the ‘Year of Data’ in the impact investing world, as urgency rises for impact investors to demonstrate [...]

Standardized Community Investing Impact Data Arrives in the Aeris Cloud2019-01-29T20:54:23-05:00

Helping CDFI Loan Funds Answer the Call to Rebuild in Texas and Florida

2019-02-07T13:58:14-05:00

Helping CDFI Loan Funds Answer the Call to Rebuild in Texas and Florida Complimentary Aeris Rating Reports now available on Texas and Florida CDFIs Although the combined damage in Texas and Florida cause by the recent hurricanes is expected to total as much as $200 billion, few doubt that these areas will soon be [...]

Helping CDFI Loan Funds Answer the Call to Rebuild in Texas and Florida2019-02-07T13:58:14-05:00

Q&A: Director of Technology & Data Services, Aaron Grzywinski

2019-02-07T13:54:59-05:00

Q&A: Director of Technology & Data Services, Aaron Grzywinski In April, Aeris welcomed Aaron Grzywinski as Director of Technology and Data Services, a newly-created position at Aeris. Although Aaron is new to the Aeris staff, he is not new to Aeris, as he was involved very early in the conceptualization and development of the [...]

Q&A: Director of Technology & Data Services, Aaron Grzywinski2019-02-07T13:54:59-05:00

Banks and CDFIs: Partnering for Community Impact (SageWorks.com)

2019-02-07T14:06:28-05:00

Banks and CDFIs: Partnering for Community Impact (SageWorks.com) By Paige Chapel, President & CEO, Aeris Most banks recognize that their enterprises can only thrive if their customers also do. And to thrive, those customers need economically diverse and healthy communities in which to live and work. Partnering with local organizations to promote the [...]

Banks and CDFIs: Partnering for Community Impact (SageWorks.com)2019-02-07T14:06:28-05:00