The Russell Family Foundation moved most of its endowment to impact… and outperformed its benchmark

The Russell Family Foundation’s journey to align its $141 million endowment with its philanthropic mission began with a contradiction: Does an environmental foundation undermine its grants to improve water quality by investing in businesses that pollute local waterways? The inquiry jump-started a process that led the foundation to embrace a role as an investor, asset … Continue reading The Russell Family Foundation moved most of its endowment to impact… and outperformed its benchmark