Five Practices for Developing and Staying Accountable to Racial Equity Goals
This article is part of a 10-week series on racial equity and impact investing co-presented by Mission Investors Exchange and Stanford Social Innovation Review. The series titled, 'How Foundations Are Using Impact Investing to Advance Racial Equity,' features 10 foundations who have made committments and deployed strategies to address issues of racial equity through their impact investing practices.
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For The California Endowment, the connection between race and health is on display every day. Authors Dr. Robert Ross and Amy Chung explain their foundation’s evolution to imbuing racial equity through the institution, and as such, into its impact investing. The pair present the five essential actions that have helped the foundation be intentional and explicit about this work so they could change their operational practices as well as their engagements with partners.