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See the impact that a $300,000 Portico positive social investment in the Raza Development Fund, a Community Development Financial Institution, has helped to create in Latino and low-income communities across the country over the last two years.

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In late March, Portico’s investment team made a $25 million social impact first investment in Nuveen’s Community & Economic Development bond portfolio through the ELCA retirement plan. This investment is […]

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A settlement has been reached in a class action antitrust lawsuit on behalf of individuals and companies that purchased or were enrolled in Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance or administrative health services.

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After careful analysis, Portico decided early this year to adopt a permanent hybrid work model and will be relocating later this year.

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Investors in Portico’s social purpose (SP) funds get two kinds of returns — financial returns and evidence of social impact. The chart below describes the positive environmental impact of the […]

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Starting in March, Portico is introducing two new virtual benefits for ELCA-Primary health benefit members at no additional cost: BurnAlong is a virtual health and fitness platform offering thousands of classes on topics like exercise, nutrition, and stress management. SWORD is a clinical-grade, virtual therapy program for members experiencing back, joint, and muscle pain.

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In 2017, Portico announced its positive social impact first (SIF) investment in Bank of Palestine through certain ELCA social purpose funds. Bank of Palestine is an innovative, socially responsible institution with the widest branch network in Palestine and a presence dating back to 1960. It is also a valued Portico social purpose investment partner.

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Impax Asset Management is a U.K.-based global stock investment manager making a worldwide difference for the environment. It invests in companies pursuing positive environmental strategies with measurable outcomes, including wind […]

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Each fall at its board of trustees meeting, Portico recommends annual adjustments to payments made to ELCA Participating Annuity Trust annuitants – changes to monthly variable annuity payments, annual dividends, and the bridge fund crediting rate. These adjustments take effect in January of the coming year.

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By combining resources, investors can make positive social investments that benefit the environment. And that adds up to millions of dollars for energy-efficient technology and renewable energy projects. Since 2013, […]

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