Investing Responsibly

The future of investing begins here. More choices, more deliberate strategies, more impact-driven investments. A future where responsibility and investing intersect.

What is Responsible Investing?

Today 20% of professionally managed assets apply responsible investment principles.*

Responsible Investing is a values-based approach to investing that aims to incorporate either socially responsible, faith-based screening, Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) integration, or impact investing while aiming for sustainable, long-term financial return.

Principles for Responsible Investment


Responsible Investing Infographic

Responsible Investing: A Three-Part Series

Part 1: “The Evolution of Responsible Investing”

Part 2: “Approaches to Responsible Investing”

Part 3: “How to Talk to Clients About Responsible Investing” 


Our Long-Term Commitment

Crossmark has joined a distinguished group of professional investment managers by becoming a signatory to the United Nations Principles of Responsible Investing. Our investment management teams seek to consider these principles of responsible investing when evaluating potential investments.

The Six Principles

  1. We will incorporate ESG issues into investment analysis and decision-making processes.
  2. We will be active owners and incorporate ESG issues into our ownership policies and practices.
  3. We will seek appropriate disclosure on ESG issues by the entities in which we invest.
  4. We will promote acceptance and implementation of the Principles within the investment industry.
  5. We will work together to enhance our effectiveness in implementing the Principles.
  6. We will each report on our activities and progress toward implementing the Principles.

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