Posts Tagged ‘TIAA-CREF’
Ask Socially Responsible Investors to Say NO To For-Profit Health Insurance
We need your help for a collective action. TIAA-CREF, the nation’s largest retirement fund, covering academic (including medical) and religious organizations, has an option for those who want to invest their money in “socially responsible” companies. It’s called CREF-Social Choice. While CREF-Social Choice does not invest in the tobacco, gambling, or liquor industries, the fund…Read More
Presbyterians, TIAA-CREF hear call to divest from private health insurance firms
By Katie Robbins – In the midst of a fierce debate on the national level around the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act, the Divestment Campaign for Health Care made its official debut. Its stated mission: “to expose how the health insurance industry puts the need for profit above the needs of…Read More
Petition to TIAA-CREF: Move Your Money Out of Private Health Insurance!
Socially responsible investors were shocked to learn TIAA-CREF, one of the largest pension funds in the world, invests their socially responsible funds in major private health insurance companies. Private health insurance companies are known for their duplicitous practices in denying and delaying care to maximize profits; literally bankrupting patients, while registering soaring profits for shareholders…Read More