Advocacy through CIG

While Episcopal entities individually employ ethical investing approaches, CIG is working to develop a strong collective Episcopal identity as a proponent of advancing ethical investing and addressing climate change. CIG seeks to raise the profile of the Episcopal Church’s response to these important issues.

In 2019, Church Investment Group became a signatory of the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Investment. CIG is a member of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, and CDP (which measures companies’ environmental impacts).

CIG works with Episcopal endowments to implement proxy voting of their equity holdings. Proxy initiatives can help improve corporate sustainability and good governance.