Non-profit organizations have always confronted challenges to the fulfillment of their missions. Recently, limited grant funding, difficult fundraising environments, and complex financial market conditions have increased their challenges. While continuing traditional grant making practices, non-profits are increasingly looking to use their investments in a manner intended to maximize the social impact of their total assets, otherwise known as “mission-related investing” (MRI).

This Russell Investments Viewpoint discusses MRI and how it fits in the sustainable investing landscape. We also lay out an implementation roadmap, addressing related concerns and considerations for a non-profit wanting to implement an MRI program.

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