Socially Responsible Investing (SRI)
Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) is ensuring that our investments are aligned with our values. The UUA has been strongly committed to SRI for over forty years. Our commitment springs from our faith, and from our deep conviction in the dignity of all human beings. The UUA is constantly engaged in SRI activity from shareholder resolutions, to community investing, to affordable housing and other justice initiatives.
Learn about SRI
The Unitarian Universalist Common Endowment Fund (UUCEF) has extensive material about Socially Responsible Investing.
Here are some other resources to educate yourself...
- UUCEF Website
- Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility
- Investors Action on Climate
- Initiative for Responsible Investment
Move Your Money
Banks like Wells Fargo have been involved in financing predatory lending, private prisons, the Dakota Access Pipeline, etc. Rather than continue to pay fees to a big bank, consider banking at a credit union or a bank certified as CDFI (Community Development Financial Institution) by the US Department of Treasury, or find banks with an aligned mission