Human Rights in the Global Supply Chain

May 23, 2016

Coalition members seek to promote respect for human rights throughout corporate operations, including in owned and operated facilities and throughout their global supply chains.  This work includes encouraging companies to assess human rights risks that are relevant to their operations and to adopt a Human Rights Policy that applies throughout their operations and is included […]



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Key Collaborative Partners

May 20, 2016

Tri-State CRI works with a number of other investors through coalitions in order to amplify our shareholder advocacy for systemic change. In particular, Tri-State CRI has been a member of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) for decades, starting with the movement of faith-based investors using shareholder advocacy to help address Apartheid in South […]



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Public Policy Advocacy

May 19, 2016

Although Tri-State CRI focuses on direct engagement with corporations and investors, we also engage in limited public policy advocacy. Many of the issues that Tri-State CRI focuses on, such as climate change and human trafficking, are systemic in nature, and we recognize that these issues cannot be adequately addressed without changes to public policy. Tri-State […]



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About Us


The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment (CRI) is a coalition of Roman Catholic institutional investors primarily located throughout the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut area, with members also located in Colorado and Kansas. Our members are active owners of their portfolio companies and utilize their power as shareholders to work in constructive partnership with […]



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Tri-CRI Meets with Cardinal Peter Turkson

March 4, 2016

Cardinal Peter Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, who was the primary author of Laudato Si’, was in New York this month and we were pleased to have the opportunity to not only, see him speak, but also meet with him.  He was the keynote speaker at a session entitled “Catholics, Capitalism, and the Climate,” […]



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Tri-CRI Joins Investors In Support of Legislation Requiring Disclosure and Corporate Action on Human Trafficking Risks

September 25, 2015

The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment is honored to join over 100 investors with over $1 trillion in assets under management in sending a statement to the US Senate and House of Representatives urging strong bi-partisan support for The Business Supply Chain Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act of 2015 (H.R. 3226/S.1968). Read the full […]



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Tri-CRI Member Mercy Investment Services Congratulates Choice Hotels for Signing ECPAT Code

July 15, 2015

Tri-State Coalition member Mercy Investment Services congratulates Choice Hotels for signing the ECPAT Code.  This move follows years of productive engagement between Mercy Investment Services and Choice Hotels on human trafficking.  Read the full press release here and below: Mercy Investment Services congratulates Choice Hotels on signing the ECPAT Code to help end human trafficking.The Sisters […]



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New Resource: Hotel Outreach Toolkit: Preventing Human Trafficking at Major Sporting Events

July 22, 2014

We are pleased to share a Toolkit of resources that can be used to raise awareness of the risks of human trafficking around major sporting events.  The documents, templates, and resources here will enable investors and community groups to engage with the hospitality sector to: 1) To raise awareness of human trafficking within the hospitality […]



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Tri-CRI Commends ADM For Human Rights Statement

May 2, 2014

Tri-CRI COMMENDS ADM FOR ADOPTING HUMAN RIGHTS STATEMENT Commitment regarding ethical recruitment practices models best practices to safeguard workers in agri-business supply chains Shareholders in Archer Daniels Midland and members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility welcomed the company’s announcement at its general meeting on May 1, 2014 that it had formally adopted a […]



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Ongoing Media Coverage of Human Trafficking Awareness Work in the Approach to the Super Bowl

January 27, 2014

The Tri-State Coalition, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, and NJ Coalition Against Human Trafficking have received excellent media coverage of the campaign to raise awareness around the risk of human trafficking around the February 2nd Super Bowl, hosted in New Jersey.  The following stories highlight the work of Tri-CRI and our partners to raise […]



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