Sustainable investing
is smart investing.

sustainable investing colleagues

Louise Nankiinga, Senior ESG Equity Research Analyst, Katherine Kroll, Director of Equity ESG Research and Strategy, and Karina Funk, Portfolio Manager and Chair of Sustainable Investing.

With a 12+ year track record in sustainable investing, we believe sustainability is an essential part of thoughtful investing.


We see incorporating a broad range of risks and opportunities into our research process as an important tool to generate long-term performance—including how a company or potential investment is managing products, services and solutions in the face of climate change and other long-term societal forces.

Just as we do not build portfolios based on models, we do not make assumptions about what sustainability means to a client. It can be a path to investment performance, a way to reflect values through an investment portfolio, an opportunity to make an impact on the world.

Our Sustainable Solutions

Institutional Investors

Brown Advisory delivers a wide range of sustainable equity and fixed income strategies to institutional investors. We help our clients achieve their financial and sustainable objectives with concentrated, actively managed portfolios powered by in-depth fundamental and ESG research, a disciplined investment process and outcome-focused ESG engagement.

Individuals and Families

For many years, we have worked with individuals, families and family offices to help them pursue their financial objectives, align their portfolios with their values, and make a positive impact in the world with their capital. 

Endowments and Foundations

We work with endowments, foundations and other nonprofit organizations to help them pursue mission-aligned objectives. Through a disciplined and thoughtful approach, we help clients invest their capital in a manner that supports their long-term financial obligations as well as their goals for their communities and for society at large.

Recent Insights

Annual Report: Mountains

We are pleased to share with you Brown Advisory’s 2022 Annual Report. This year’s title—Mountains—is a nod to the challenges behind us and those that still lie ahead. As investors, partners and advisors, we aspire to help our clients navigate the “climb” toward their goals. In keeping with industry best practices, our annual report incorporates our corporate sustainability report.
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Elevating The "G" In ESG

In many ways, governance is the key that unlocks the ESG equation, and we consider good governance to be a critical driver of corporate performance AND corporate responsibility. At Brown Advisory, we aim to invest in forward-thinking companies that, in our view, treat governance as an opportunity, not a chore.
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Investing in Turbulent International Equity Markets, with Impact

We recently hosted a webcast featuring a discussion with Nicole Nesbitt, Priyanka Agnihotri and Thomas Fitzalan Howard centered around the Brown Advisory Sustainable International Leaders Strategy.
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Recent News

Brown Advisory Commits to Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative

Read more about why we chose to join this growing coalition of investors.
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Envestnet 2021 Asset Manager Awards

Brown Advisory has been recognized as the 2021 Impact Manager of the Year by Envestnet and Investment Advisor for our Sustainable Core Fixed Income strategy. See the full list of winners and profiles on each manager below.
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Global Sustainable Fixed Income Team

Chris Diaz, Ryan Myerberg, and Colby Stilson will lead the development of new global sustainable fixed income solutions for our clients. These appointments address increasing client demand for global fixed income solutions that employ integrated ESG analysis as part of a robust sustainable investment process.
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Reporting and Policy Statements


Transparency and disclosure are essential drivers of progress in sustainable investing. We seek to hold ourselves to the same standards that we expect of companies, municipalities and bond issuers, in terms of offering clear policies that describe our sustainable investment approach, as well as periodic reports on the impact and sustainable merits of our strategies.

Platform Policies and Reports


We are committed to addressing climate change from both an investment and operational lens.

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Meet the Team

Dedicated SI Professionals

Our team is made up of committed experts that deliver the breadth and depth of knowledge and experience that our clients require.


SI Advisory Board

Our team is made up of committed experts that deliver the breadth and depth of knowledge and experience that our clients require.
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