gun violence

Leading the SRI Community - First Affirmative Financial Network Acts to Reduce Gun Violence by Setting New Standards for Gun Retailers, Banks & Credit Card Companies

Leading the SRI Community - First Affirmative Financial Network Acts to Reduce Gun Violence by Setting New Standards for Gun Retailers, Banks & Credit Card Companies

“Our communities are experiencing unprecedented levels of gun violence. Enough is enough. First Affirmative will continue to avoid investment products that hold positions in firearm manufacturers, and has added screens to avoid retailers that do not meet high standards of care in the sale of these products,” said George Gay, CEO of First Affirmative

INVESTOR STATEMENT ON GUN VIOLENCE

INVESTOR STATEMENT ON GUN VIOLENCE

In light of continuing gun violence and mass shootings in the U.S. involving semi-automatic assault weapons, the undersigned investors representing US$634BN in assets are calling on gun manufacturers, retailers and distributors, as well as companies with financial ties to these industries, to review their operations, supply chains and policies and take meaningful action on this public safety concern.