Calvert in the Media

  • MarketWatch (07/30/14) Eisen, Ben "10-year Treasury Jumps Most Since November" Matt Duch, a portfolio manager at Calvert Investments, is quoted in this article about the 10-year Treasury note yield increasing 9.5 basis points Wednesday to 2.556 percent, the biggest one-day jump since Nov.
  • Guardian (United Kingdom) (07/30/14) Mathiesen, Karl "10 Reasons to Be Hopeful That We Will Overcome Climate Change" A report co-authored by Calvert Investments is mentioned in this article outlining 10 reasons to be hopeful that humans will rise to the challenge of climate change.
  • InsuranceNewsNet (07/30/14) "Statement by Mindy Lubber, Ceres President, Before the Senate Committee" Calvert was mentioned in testimony given by Ceres President Mindy Lubber before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Budget on July 29 on the economic and budgetary consequences of climate change. Last month, Ceres, Calvert and the World Wildlife Fund issued a "Power Forward 2.0" report showing how clean energy is becoming the mainstream for U.S. corporations.
  • Environmental Finance (07/29/14) Zaouati, Philippe "Mirova Launches Green Bond Fund in Bid to Develop Market" Calvert Investments is mentioned in this article.
  • WBAL-TV 11 (Baltimore) (07/28/14) Backman, Melvin "Investors Help the Rich Pay Off Student Loans" Vishal Khanduja, a fixed income portfolio manager at Calvert Investment Management, is quoted.
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune (07/27/14) Kennedy, Patrick "Paying Up: Hiring a New CEO From Outside Can Be Pricey" Calvert Investments is mentioned in this article about shareholders growing more agitated over the big compensation packages that CEOs of giant companies typically receive.
  • Bloomberg (07/25/14) Xu, Jodi "Big Debts Are Coming Due at Quicksilver Resources" Matthew Duch, a portfolio manager at Calvert Investments, is quoted.
  • Wall Street Journal (07/24/14) Lin, Cynthia "U.S. Government Bonds Drop on Upbeat Data" Matt Duch, a portfolio manager at Calvert Investments, is quoted in this article about U.S. Treasury prices pulling back Thursday on encouraging economic signals around the world, tilting the 10-year yield back above 2.5 percent.
  • Des Moines Register (07/23/14) Dalheim, Stu "Court Ruling Encourages Corporate Investment" The article authored by Stu Dalheim regarding renewable energy adoptions is featured.
  • InvestmentNews (07/22/14) Hunnicutt, Trevor "Fund Managers Hope for More Robust Socially Conscious Options" Calvert Investment Management is mentioned in this article about money managers working to build products for younger investors, who are expected to favor values-driven investing.
  • Fiscal Times (07/22/14) Dowd, Reilly "How Do You Get a New Generation to Invest? Ask This Harvard Guy" Calvert is mentioned in this article about Zach Lupei, a 28-year-old Harvard Business School student, believing that his generation’s sense of specialness extends to how they invest their money.
  • Seeking Alpha (07/21/14) Levy, Harlan "Calvert Chief Investment Officer Natalie Trunow: Risk Premium Up, Increased Volatility Next 6-9 Months" Natalie Trunow, senior vice president and chief investment officer, equities, at Calvert Investment Management, is interviewed by Harlan Levy of Seeking Alpha.
  • Wall Street Journal (07/17/14) Dieterich, Chris "U.S. Stocks Pause After Dow Record" Natalie Trunow, chief investment officer for equities at Calvert Investments, is quoted in this article about U.S. stocks being little changed on Thursday after upbeat manufacturing and labor reports clashed with a weak one on the housing sector.
  • USA Today (07/16/14) Brady, Erik "FedEx Can Drop Redskins Question From Proxy, Says SEC" Calvert Investments is mentioned in this article about FedEx winning approval from the SEC to remove a shareholder proposal asking the company to consider reputational damage from its naming rights deal for the stadium where the Washington NFL team plays. Calvert was a co-filer of the proposal.
  • Financial Advisor (07/16/14) "Dorsey Wright's Ranking of Socially Responsible Funds And ETFs - June 2014" More than a dozen Calvert funds are listed in Dorsey Wright's Ranking of Socially Responsible Funds And ETFs for June 2014.
  • Washington Business Journal (07/15/14) Holan, Mark "Activist Shareholders Denied Vote on FedEx's Association With Washington Redskins" Calvert Investments is mentioned in this article about the SEC upholding a request by FedEx to block a move by activist shareholders to vote on the company's stadium naming rights association with the Washington Redskins.
  • Bloomberg (07/15/14) "Bed Bath & Beyond Borrows at Retail Premium" Matthew Duch, a portfolio manager at Calvert Investments, is quoted in this article about Bed Bath & Beyond paying a premium in the bond market to repurchase its shares as the retailer tries to stem a 25 percent plummet this year.
  • Forbes.com (07/15/14) Silverstein, Ken "Corporate America Steadily Steering Climate Solutions Despite Congressional Stalemate" Calvert Investment is mentioned in this article about the climate activism movement likely being led by major corporations that are attaching their brands and their revenues to environmental progress.
  • Bloomberg BusinessWeek (07/15/14) Morgan, Jonathan "U.S. Stocks Advance on Economy, Earnings Before Yellen" Natalie Trunow, chief investment officer of equities for Calvert Investments, is quoted in this article about U.S. stocks rising after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rebounded from its biggest weekly loss in three months, as retail sales gained and manufacturing in the New York area expanded before Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony to Congress.
  • Compliance Week (07/14/14) Mont, Joe "Apple to Join Tech Peers by Releasing Workplace Diversity Data" Calvert Investments is mentioned in this article about Apple CEO Tim Cook announcing that, in the near future, it will release a diversity breakdown of its more than 80,000 employees.
  • USA Today (07/11/14) Koch, Wendy "Wal-Mart, GM, HP Lobby to Boost Renewable Energy" Bennett Freeman, senior vice president for sustainability research and policy at Calvert Investments, is quoted in this article about a dozen leading companies, including Wal-Mart and General Motors, calling for market changes Friday that would make it easier for them to buy more renewable energy.
  • Wall Street Journal (07/11/14) Cherneym, Mike "Washington, D.C., Green Bond Greeted With Strong Investor Demand" Matthew Duch, a portfolio manager at Calvert Investments, is quoted in this article about the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority having little trouble selling $350 million in debt on Thursday.
  • Fund Fire (07/10/14) Verbrigghe, Danielle "Wealthy Interest in Impact, ESG Outpaces Adoption" Lynne Ford, executive vice president of distribution for Calvert Investments, is quoted in this article about wealthy investors being interested in impact and sustainable investing, but that interest is not translating into a widespread surge of assets, due in part to a disconnect between advisors and investors.
  • Bloomberg (07/10/14) Moses, Abigail "Risk Stirs as Portugal to Puerto Rico Disrupt Complacency" Matthew Duch, a fund manager at Calvert Investments, is quoted in this article about Portugal’s Banco Espirito Santo jolting global markets when a parent company missed short-term debt payments.
  • MLive.com (07/09/14) Dalheim, Stu; Greenwood, Harriet "Guest Column: Carbon Standards Can Cut Emissions and Spur Investment" Stu Dalheim, vice president, shareholder advocacy at Calvert Investment Management, co-authored this column about EPA officials recently releasing standards that will set limits on the amount of carbon dioxide that existing power plants—the single largest sources of carbon pollution in the US—can emit.
  • Wall Street Journal (07/07/14) McCarthy, Erin "Alternative-Energy Funds See Renewed Buying by Investors" Colm O'Connor, portfolio manager of the Calvert Global Alternative Energy Fund, is quoted in this article about investors pumping more money into funds and projects dedicated to clean energy.
  • CNBC.com (07/01/14) Gustke, Constance "A Scarce Global Resource Fighting Climate Change" Cathy Roy, CIO and manager of the Calvert Green Bond Fund, is quoted in this article about the growth of the green bond market setting off the latest race for a scarce global resource: green bonds.
  • Responsible Investor (07/01/14) "Calvert Recommends Inclusion of Comcast in Index" Calvert has recommended Comcast for inclusion in the Calvert Social Index.

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