Financial Practices and Risk

  • ICCR’s financial services group has been in dialogue with the nation’s largest banks, regulatory agencies and financial policy experts for four decades calling for greater access to affordable credit for low-income communities and proper risk oversight systems to help stabilize global financial markets and mitigate against future financial crises.

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    Featured ICCR Initiatives

    Payday lending/direct deposit advances. We are encouraging banks to come up with better, safer products that help people access affordable credit that won’t trap them in long-term debt.  

    Current engagements will focus on risk management protocols as well as curbing excessive executive compensation, calling for independent board/chair and curtailing lobbying and political spending that attempts to undermine implementation of Dodd Frank regulations.

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    Featured Resources

    Faith and Finance: Finding Common Ground to Protect the Common Good

    ICCR white paper describign investor actions in addressing off balance sheet liabilities, predatory sub-prime lending, and derivatives.

    Ranking the Banks: A Survey of 7 U.S. Banks

    ICCR’s scorecard ranks the 7 largest banks performance in the areas of risk management, executive compensation, lending practices & more.

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    Ethics in Finance

    Ethics in Finance is Good!

    The single biggest threat to the financial system is ethical failure...

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