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What We Do

We examine various facets of global change, seeking to understand how responsible investors can address major global challenges within the existing systems to drive positive impact.

Investors come to us with varying degrees of knowledge and understanding when it comes to responsible investing. Our goal is to provide best-in-class resources, cutting-edge research, and an open and inclusive environment for idea sharing.

Coming soon: Calvert Institute is currently planning its first Responsible Investing Summit. Please check back in for additional details at a later date.

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The Calvert Institute maintains a growing network of academic partnerships. Current collaborations include:

  • Disruptive academics, challenging the status quo
  • NGOs and similar organizations creating awareness and impact
  • Co-aligned, innovative investors pushing for positive change

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White Paper

ESG Investing After the DOL Rule on “Financial Factors in Selecting Plan Investments”

March 2021

In the fall of 2020, the Department of Labor passed a rule that put ESG funds back into the spotlight when used in an ERISA governed retirement plan. Given the importance of the issue and the desire for clarity on behalf of ERISA practitioners, Federated Hermes Responsible Investing Office and Calvert Institute for Responsible Investing collaborated with two leading academic experts in fiduciary law to provide an unbiased interpretation of the rule.


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