At a time when institutional leaders need to be gathering virtually and making themselves available for interim meetings and conference calls, we wanted to share a video from Professor Steven Rogelberg, UNC Charlotte, that provides tips to make remote meetings work - a critical component in stewarding people remotely.
Why and how the HEPI matters to trustees and how they can and should employ it to achieve intergenerational equity.
It has been well documented that trying to avoid market downturns by selling out of stocks and moving to cash can be damaging to long-term portfolio . . .
In the ongoing debate about active versus passive investing, conventional wisdom posits that active investing outperforms passive in recessionary or bear market environments. The question is: Will the expected pattern hold up in the current sell-off and what will almost assuredly be the ensuing recession? The answer: it depends...
Tao Ze, founder of YISHAN – China Philanthropy Data Center, and former president of China Foundation Center, provides his observations on COVID-19 and its effects on the nonprofit sector in China and what the U.S. and other countries can learn from them.
The annual Commonfund Higher Education Price Index (HEPI) report provides an analysis of HEPI and the cost factors...
The Council on Foundations - Commonfund Study of Responsible Investing for Foundations analyzes the investment management and governance practices of U.S. foundations, both private and public. Data is excerpted from the Council on Foundations - Commonfund Study of Foundations (CCSF).
The Commonfund Benchmarks Study–Healthcare Report provides an analysis of investment & governance policies & practices of healthcare organizations.
The Commonfund Benchmarks Study of independent Schools provides an analysis of the investment and governance policies and practices of U.S. independent day and boarding schools.
The CCSF study provides an authoritative and comprehensive survey of private and community foundation investment and governance practices.
Mark Anson, Commonfund Chief Executive Officer and CIO opens Forum 2019 with welcome remarks and a review of the global economy.
In this Forum 2019 general session, Commonfund experts share research into much of the conventional wisdom around institutional portfolio management, with some surprising results into which approaches best position institutions to win in the long term. Discover new ideas that can provoke important discussions for boards and investment committees.
Fiduciaries of nonprofit organizations are entrusted with fulfilling the missions of their organizations in large part through effective stewardship of financial assets. In the 50 years since the Ford Foundation published their game-changing reports, perpetual investing has evolved to include every asset class and strategy. In this Commonfund Forum session, our distinguished panel of CIOs will share their perspectives on portfolio management, the efficacy of the endowment model today and how the leaders of institutions can meet the challenge of stewarding capital into the next 50 years and beyond.
Cari Lodge, Commonfund Capital Head of Secondaries, on “Bloomberg Markets: Americas” today with Vonnie Quinn discusses the growth of the secondaries market. Focusing on the future and opportunities in the space.
Commonfund head of private equity, Mark Hoeing, will discuss views of the private equity market and share research insights into portfolio construction.