1:15pm - 2:15pm

Israel Action Network/JLens - Step Up or Get Knocked Out

The Jewish community has been largely missing from the impact investment space. Meanwhile, anti-Israel activists are appropriating the language of socially responsible investment and corporate social responsibility to advance a political agenda. The responsible investing arena has begun to succumb to this pressure, with billions of dollars of divestment on the way. How can the Jewish community claim a seat at the table? What is the nature of the threat posed by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement within the world of institutional investment?