Aligning Endowment Investments with Philanthropic Mission
Continuing a long-standing debate about whether a foundation’s endowment should reflect the mission of the organization or maximize returns, the speakers on this panel will discuss whether endowments can benefit financially from mission-related investments, as well as the risks involved when organizations mix mission with returns.
Kerry Kennedy, President, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights
Kim Lew, Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Carnegie Corporation of New York
Brian O’Neil, Chief Investment Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Mark Suzman, Chief Strategy Officer and President, Global Policy and Advocacy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Darren Walker, President, Ford Foundation
Shawn Wischmeier, Chief Investment Officer, Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies