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Why Faith-based Organizations are Shifting to Impact Investing

Recent studies have shown that faith-based organizations have been more and more frequently investing in socially and environmentally impactful organizations. Apart from their traditional charitable works in their communities, these organizations are beginning to utilize the power of the funds they have invested in order to create change in the world around them. John O’Shaughnessy, CEO and CFO of Franciscan Sisters of Mary, says “We no longer wanted to invest in things that were adding to the problem,” and have since divested from investments they deemed counterproductive and invested in ones that more closely match their values.

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