This article was written by IRI Senior Fellow and Senior Strategic Adviser to Tau Investment Managment, James Gifford. It was originally featured in the Courier Mail. THE world’s most powerful investors believe strong action on climate change is inevitable and a carbon price is the best economic strategy, private equity fund adviser and leading academic James Gifford […]

On July 1st the Initiative for Responsible Investment (IRI) co-hosted a meeting with the ICIC to explore the potential role of the EB-5 program to increase economic opportunity in distressed communities. The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program, a relatively obscure and sometimes controversial program was introduced in 1990 to attract foreign investment in U.S. markets. The program links investments that […]

In cities across America, philanthropy, civic institutions, businesses and local government are coming together to figure out how to best leverage their resources and capacity to address important community issues like poverty, unemployment, blighted neighborhoods, health, and safety. This place-based practice is increasingly finding its way into projects like Living Cities’ Integration Initiative and HUD’s […]