Membership

Membership

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The Members of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment include Catholic denominations and congregations in the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut area, and beyond. Individual Investors are also welcome to join our Partners Program.

Member Benefits

The Tri-State Coalition plays several key roles for its membership of 40 Catholic institutions that are interested in beginning or staying active in Corporate Social Responsibility work:

  • Facilitate participation of its Members in the work of ICCR by sharing updates, opportunities, and informing membership of ICCR priorities and activities
  • Hold three annual in-person meetings where we provide updates on the ICCR meetings and resources to support Socially Responsible Investing
  • Send monthly e-newsletter with digest of recent engagements, reports, tools, and opportunities
  • Coordinate shareholder engagement around issues of interest
  • Provide opportunity to network with other Catholic religious orders in goals of corporate responsibility
  • Provide capacity building for Members to join or initiate shareholder advocacy
  • Provide resources and capacity building around climate finance and community investing
  • Disseminate updates and opportunities to engage
  • Advise on Investment Guidelines and Investment Committee priorities and support revision and reflection as needed
  • Advise on Proxy Voting Guidelines
  • Provide resources on new and current issues in preparation for proxy voting
  • Provide resources on maximizing Socially Responsible Investing priorities with your financial managers and consultants

Strategic-Planning-PhotoCRI Members are encouraged to: Attend regular meetings three times per year; Share communications (newsletter, action alerts, updates) with communications staff person and other relevant community members; support SRI integration into Investment Committee priorities; Participate in Shareholder Engagement to the extent they are able; and Support integration of SRI priorities in Proxy Voting.

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How to become a member

If you are interested in integrating Socially Responsible Investment into your ministry, please contact Mary Beth Gallagher and consider joining the Coalition.

Partners Program

Individual Investors can join our Partners Program to stay informed of our work, learn about opportunities to get involved, and support Catholic Social Teaching in practice. Tri-State CRI’s Partner Program is a meaningful way for individuals committed to social and economic justice to support our mission and live out their values in transforming the marketplace.

Learn more here.