Investor Advocates for Social Justice

An Illusion of Social Justice: The Problem with Corporate Philanthropy

May 13, 2024

May 13, 2024 In the wake of George Floyd’s murder in 2020, US companies pledged a whopping $200 billion to advance racial equity. In spite of scandals and poor track records, major corporations committed to be a force for social change and to fight racism. Four years later, we’re left to wonder where all that […]

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Chevron’s “Racial Equity Audit” Fails to Satisfy Shareholders’ Request

May 15, 2023

Originally published on the Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility website. View post here.  Audit developed in response to a shareholder proposal fails to address key concerns on environmental racism and discrimination. NEW YORK, NY, MONDAY, MAY 8TH, 2023 – Faith-based investor members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility and shareholders of Chevron ($CVX) today […]

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Black History Month 2022

February 24, 2022

Racism is not just a social justice issue; historically, it has also cast a long economic shadow. Following the Civil War, the Reconstruction Act of 1865 helped transition newly freed Black Americans from enslavement into members of the United States economic system. The Freedman’s Savings and Trust Company was established for formerly enslaved Black American […]

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Webinar: Learn About IASJ

April 28, 2021

Join Investor Advocates for Social Justice (IASJ) for a webinar on June 17 at 11:00am to get to know our organization and how it works to support faith-based institutional investors to align and activate their investment portfolios in order to fulfill their mission. Hear from IASJ staff and current Affiliates about ways to get involved […]

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Announcing Investor Advocates for Social Justice

October 28, 2019

Dear colleagues, I am pleased to announce the launch of Investor Advocates for Social Justice (IASJ). This new name replaces our former name, the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment. This is an energizing evolution for our nearly 45-year-old organization, to build on our legacy of impactful shareholder advocacy and ensure our ability to meet the […]

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