About Us

The Initiative for Responsible Investment at the Hauser Institute for Civil Society supports the social purpose of finance through research and multi-stakeholder dialogue, with the goal of catalyzing leadership and action that creates long-term, values-driven wealth.

The IRI serves as a research center on fundamental issues and theories underlying the ability of financial markets to promote wealth creation across asset classes, while creating a stronger society and a healthier environment. The IRI accomplishes its mission by developing and presenting original research, providing a platform for dialogue, and taking practical action around issues of importance to the responsible investment community.

Read more about the work of the IRI in our 2014 Annual Report here.