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.


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

The future of governance: The role of the corporate board in addressing environmental and social changes

Business changes are forcing the evolution of the role of the corporation, and boards must be well positioned to address a variety of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues, including climate change, data privacy and cybersecurity, and the changing cultural demands of a more diverse and tech-savvy workforce.
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Evaluating the financial materiality of gender diversity factors

Calvert tested the financial materiality of five gender diversity factors: (1) number of female board members, (2) percentage of female board members, (3) number of women in board leadership roles, (4) number of women named executive officers (NEOs) and (5) TruValue’s circumstantial score related to diversity and inclusion news/issues over a three-year period.
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Article published byYijia Chen, CFA

ESG Quantitative Research Analyst

Calvert Research and Management

Contact us at institute@calvert.com