Reversing the red lines: Disinvestment in America’s cities

With the publication of Richard Rothstein’s 2017 book, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, the issue of racial and economic “redlining” has come to the forefront. The shocking thing about the revelations in Rothstein’s book is the degree to which policies and practices of segregation were accepted and […]

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NCRC’s congressional testimony on fintech oversight

Statement for the record from John Taylor, president and CEO, of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition to the House Financial Services Subcommittee on House Financial Services Committee, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit   January 30, 2018 Chairman Luetkemeyer, Ranking Member Clay, and Distinguished members of the Subcommittee: The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) appreciates […]

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Impact Alpha: BlackRock just did one thing that changed the game for anyone who invests

Larry Fink, chief executive of BlackRock, which manages $6 trillion in investments, told business leaders that if they want to do business with BlackRock moving forward, they’re going to need to contribute to society in addition to making a profit. It’s an enormous step from one of the world’s most influential money managers.

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