Impact investment leader joins as Calvert Impact expands focus on climate solutions
BETHESDA, MD, June 15, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — Calvert Impact, Inc. announced the appointment of Grace Eddy to its board of directors. Eddy is currently director of the Generation Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Generation Investment Management that is focused on accelerating the transition to a sustainable economy.
“Calvert Impact is a leader in impact investing and has demonstrated that capital markets have the potential to drive meaningful societal change. I am honoured to be joining the Board,” said Eddy. “The innovative team at Calvert Impact continues to identify new opportunities for private finance to accelerate the transition to a fairer, low-carbon financial system. I look forward to joining them at this exciting stage of their growth as they expand their climate-focused efforts.”
Prior to her role at the Generation Foundation, which uses grant-making and research to accelerate the transition to a more sustainable economic system, Eddy worked at J.P. Morgan. Her earlier career was spent at several community development and research organizations, where she examined the intersection of environmental impact and social outcomes.
“We are excited to welcome Grace to the Calvert Impact Board, especially as we continue to expand our investment products and services focused on equitable climate solutions,” said Jennifer Pryce, CEO of Calvert Impact. “Grace brings deep knowledge of sustainable and impact investing and has focused her career at the intersection of finance, policy, and regulation to build systems that can address the negative impacts of climate change. Her participation on our Board will elevate our capabilities as we continue to advance our work.”
About Calvert Impact
Calvert Impact is a global nonprofit investment firm that helps investors and financial professionals invest in solutions that people and the planet need. During its 25+ year history, Calvert Impact has mobilized over $4 billion to grow local community and green finance organizations through Calvert Impact Capital’s flagship Community Investment Note® and structuring services. Calvert Impact recently launched the Cut Carbon Note, a product that aims to reduce carbon emissions and transform the way we build. Calvert Impact uses its unique position to bring the capital markets and communities closer together. More at calvertimpact.org.
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