About Us

About Us


US SIF:  The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment is the leading voice advancing sustainable, responsible, and impact investing across all asset classes.

Mission
Rapidly shift investment practices towards sustainability, focusing on long-term investment and the generation of positive social and environmental impacts.

Vision
Environmental, social, and governance impacts are meaningfully assessed in all investment decisions resulting in a more sustainable and equitable society.

 

Values
To accomplish our work, we are guided by the following values:
Commitment:  We are dedicated to our mission and achieving results.
Knowledge:  We provide resources that allow investors and the public to develop sustainable, responsible and impact investing expertise.
Collaboration:  We pursue robust relationships with our members and value other collaborations that advance our mission.  
Inclusion:  We actively seek and embrace diversity as a key component of our work. 
Accountability:  Our actions are filtered through the prism of broad environmental and social sustainability, including transparent and high quality governance practices.
Optimism:  We pursue our strategic goals with a belief in our ability to advance systemic change. 

To learn more, we invite you to read our 2016 - 2018 Strategic Plan.  
Click here for the full version or here for a snapshot.  

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Among the hundreds of US SIF members are: investment management and advisory firms, mutual fund companies, research firms, financial planners and advisors, broker-dealers, community investing institutions, non-profit associations, and pension funds, foundations and other asset owners. 


US SIF is supported in its work by the US SIF Foundation, a 501(C)(3) organization that undertakes educational, research and programmatic activities to advance the mission of US SIF. 

US SIF is a member of the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance (GSIA).

Using the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Guidelines, our Annual Financial and Sustainability Reports provide an overview of the programs and accomplishments of US SIF and US SIF Foundation.  Click links below to learn more:

2014 Annual Report
2013 Annual Report
2012 Annual Report
2011 Annual Report
2010 Annual Report
2009 Annual Report