Small logo Subscribe to leading news on impact investing. Learn More
The Brief Originals Dealflow Signals The Impact Alpha Impact Voices Podcasts Agents of Impact Open
What's Next Capital on the Frontier Measure Better Investing in Racial Equity Beyond Trade-offs Impact en las Americas New Revivalists
Local and Inclusive Climate Finance Catalytic Capital Frontier Finance Best Practices Geographies
Slack Agent of Impact Calls Events Contribute
The Archive ImpactSpace The Accelerator Selection Tool Network Map
About Us FAQ Calendar Pricing and Payment Policy Privacy Policy Terms of Service Agreement Contact Us
Locavesting Entrepreneurship Gender Smart Return on Inclusion Good Jobs Creative economy Opportunity Zones Investing in place Housing New Schooled Well Being People on the Move Faith and investing Inclusive Fintech
Clean Energy Farmer Finance Soil Wealth Conservation Finance Financing Fish
Innovative Finance
Personal Finance Impact Management
Africa Asia Europe Latin America Middle East Oceania/Australia China Canada India United Kingdom United States
Subscribe
Features
Series
Themes
Community
Data
Subscribe Log In
More

Investors commit to racial justice action



ImpactAlpha, June 22 – More than 100 institutional investors signed on to a Racial Justice Investing Coalition pledge to address structural racism.

“We recognize that the investor community has contributed to, and benefited from, racist systems and the entrenchment of white supremacy,” the group states. “We therefore take responsibility and commit to hold ourselves accountable for dismantling systemic racism and promoting racial equity and justice through our investments and work.”

The pledge is signed by a wide range of asset managers, foundations and faith-based investors, including the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, the Intentional Endowments Network, Cornerstone Capital, Trillium Asset Management, and Zevin Asset Management.

It lays out five specific actions, including engaging and amplifying Black voices, embedding a racial justice lens in organizations and decision-making, reinvesting in communities and working to advance anti-racist public policy. 

Also last week, more than 70 investors representing more than $570 billion in assets under management signed Confluence Philanthropies’ “Belonging Pledge,” committing to discuss racial equity at their next investment committee meetings and collaborating on next steps for the racial justice agenda.

You might also like...