Gender-Lens Investing in the Media | InFaith Community Foundation

Gender-Lens Investing in the Media


On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, National Public Radio's (NPR) Marketplace Morning Report included a segment on the rise in popularity of Gender-Lens Investing. Veris Wealth Partners, investment advisor to the WomenInvest inFaith portfolio, is quoted.

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The WomenInvest inFaith Portfolio is the first-of-its-kind, mission-oriented investment portfolio that invests in companies that do well when women do well. By targeting factors that perpetuate violence against women, WomenInvest lowers risk factors associated with violence by investing in:

  • Economic opportunity
  • Access to education
  • Affordable housing
  • Full participation in business and public decision making

WomenInvest is a $10 million portfolio comprised of 75% equities and 25% fixed income investments with an objective to achieve returns at or above market returns. It is managed by Veris Wealth Partners. By allocating all or a portion of a donor advised fund or endowment fund assets in WomenInvest, your charitable gifts grow while improving the lives of women and families. Explore more information on the WomenInvest portfolio and read stories of impact.