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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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Portico’s social purpose (SP) investors get two kinds of returns — financial returns and evidence of social impact. The chart below describes the positive environmental impact Portico’s $25 million social […]

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Portico Benefit Services remains steadfast in its commitment to care for the well-being of those who serve in the ELCA — so they can focus on the important work of […]

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Reducing the cost of benefits is always welcome, especially during these tumultuous times. Portico is pleased to announce that the ELCA Benefit Contribution Trust is now adequately funded. Starting in […]

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