Mayer Brown maintains an avid awareness of the impact our business has and we are committed to doing business in ways that enhance our local communities and reduces the impact on the environment. We also have a long-standing commitment to promoting and developing innovative financial solutions that advance social causes.


Representative Matters

The Impact Security. NPX Advisors and Mayer Brown lawyers developed the innovative Impact Security. The Impact Security is a novel financial instrument that offers donors and investors a new way to fund a cause with measurable impact. The Financial Times awarded this work the “Innovation in Social Responsibility Award” at its Innovative Lawyers Awards. Read The New York Times’ coverage of the Impact Security.

Mayer Brown acts as pro bono counsel to NPX, assisting in facilitating offerings that use the Impact Security, including:

  • Advising on seven by nonprofits in the San Francisco Bay Area and Colorado. Read more.
  • Advising NPX in its partnership with Global Citizen and launch of the mobilizing a minimum of $25 million and up to $1 billion in results-based donations to each impact area. Read more.

Calvert Impact Capital. We represented InspereX (formerly Incapital), as lead dealer, and the dealers, in connection with the Calvert Impact Capital Community Investment Notes® program. Community Investment Notes are debt securities issued by Calvert Impact Capital that channel capital to high-impact community development initiatives in the U.S. and around the world. When it was commenced, Calvert was the first continuously offered notes program by a non-profit issuer.


The Legal 500 Green Guide

  • Asia: Recommended Firm
  • United States: Recommended Firm

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