Investors Must be Part of the Solution to the Integration Challenge

Financial institutions, including credit unions, banks, foundations and pension funds, are paying increasing attention to the societal impacts of their lending and investment decision-making. Motivations and strategies for doing so range from long-term investors seeking to manage societal and environmental risks that adversely impact their investment portfolios and to identify new sources of value, to philanthropic and community-minded investors seeking alignment between their investments and their overall missions.

Against the backdrop of growing uncertainty in financial markets caused by the wave of anti-immigrant rhetoric dominating many nation’s political agendas, this article explores how these same investors on how to mobilize their investments to address urgent issues around immigration.