NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today The Investment Integration Project (TIIP) announced the formation of its new Racial Equity Working Group, which includes leaders from pension funds, institutional investors, impact investing practitioners, and other industry associations and intermediaries. Working group members will lift up racial injustice as a systemic risk and guide investor action in becoming part of the solution through the deployment of system-level investing strategies, policies, programs, or products.

Tackling racial injustice as a systemic risk is an essential and fundamental component of creating an economy that works for all,” said Adam Connaker, Director of Impact Investing at the Surdna Foundationwhich is supporting this initiative. “The working group is well-poised to tackle systemic risks because it brings together the people who understand the problems and pathways to overcome systemic racism with those who oversee the largest pools of capital.”

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