RockCreek is a leading global investment management and advisory firm that applies data-driven technology and innovation to sustainable investing. Launched in 2002 by Afsaneh Beschloss and a team from the World Bank, RockCreek manages multi-asset class portfolios focusing on integrating sustainable investments globally across public and private markets through customized portfolios. The leadership of RockCreek have worked together for over 20 years at the World Bank and RockCreek and have a long-term track record of performance through sustainable investments. RockCreek's client base consists of sophisticated institutional investors, including endowments, foundations, pension plans, and sovereign funds. The firm is highly focused on the integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors and mission related, impact investment themes across portfolios to generate long-term returns. Our team has the experience and track record to demonstrate that Institutions can generate both long term return and impact with appropriate risk considerations that align with the mission, culture, and values of an organization.
RockCreek is 100% employee-owned, one of the largest woman-founded firms with an over 80% diverse ownership and management team. The firm is headquartered in Washington, D.C., with an office in New York City.
The history of the firm started with sourcing, researching and investing in fund, co-investment, and direct company opportunities globally including emerging markets, monitored and assessed across our proprietary investment database. This universe includes over 3,000 ESG and impact investment options broad based across sectors and themes including climate, clean energy, education, healthcare, affordable housing, community, diversity, equity and inclusion and other areas. RockCreek’s impact and ESG universe is extremely global in nature and a reflection of the team’s global investing experience from the World Bank and embedded in the firm’s investment strategy.
Today, RockCreek has invested over $4.2 billion in ESG and impact investments across sectors and themes including climate, energy, affordable housing, healthcare, community, diversity and inclusion, and education among others that are aligned with a client’s specific mission and objectives. Our endowment and foundation multi asset class portfolios have almost 20% invested in mission related investments across public and private markets. This translates to one of the largest allocations relative to peer Institutions. RockCreek regularly invests in ESG and impact strategies, companies and funds alongside other sustainable investing leaders such as the Emerson Collective, Rockefeller Foundation and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Our team members are involved in a number of non-profits as board members and Investment Committee chairs engaged in ESG and sustainable impact investing such as the World Resources Institute, National Geographic, Council on Foreign Relations, American Red Cross, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, Ford Foundation and Rockefeller Brothers Foundation.