News

  • With its Catholic SRI policy, the strategy provides the most Catholic-compliant institutional product in the investment market.

  • A new report in The New York Times revealed that, based on new analysis, Americans’ interest in impact or sustainable investing may be much broader than previously thought. This news comes after Catholic Investment Service’s (CIS) own poll illuminated Catholics’ overwhelming support for values-based investing among the church’s institutions.

  • Nine of 10 Catholics in America believe that Catholic organizations – including parishes, diocese, hospitals, and schools – have an obligation to invest their financial assets according to Catholic values and principles, according to a survey of Catholics commissioned by Catholic Investment Services (CIS). Additionally, the vast majority of Catholics believe Catholic organizations can invest their financial assets according to Catholic values and principles without sacrificing financial gains.

  • Not long ago, Scott Malpass would field phone calls virtually every week from leaders of Catholic institutions – colleges, dioceses or hospitals – who wanted to “pick his brain” for investment ideas. It’s little wonder: In his 30 years as Chief Investment Officer for the University of Notre Dame, Malpass has overseen one of the world’s most successful Catholic investment operations. Learn how Malpass's determination to develop a new way for Catholic institutions to pursue strong investment returns while remaining attuned to their religious principles led to the founding of CIS.

  • Values have taken center stage in American discourse: 45% of Americans said that they intentionally choose to do business with companies whose values align with their own. Here's how Catholics who are considering how to align investment strategies with their beliefs and religious practices can add a “Catholic Lens” to their investing behavior.

  • It’s a conundrum faced by many Catholics investing for retirement or other financial goals: how to pursue positive investment returns while also acting upon their beliefs and values. Fortunately, investors can find clear guidance in the Socially Responsible Investment Guidelines created by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).