July 19, 2017

Congratulation to Our Fearless Girl!

Last night at the UN in NYC, Boise State University College of Business & Economics received an award from Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) for […]
April 12, 2017

Figure 8’s 1Q’17 Quarterly Comments

The Markets Year-to-Date: Not Exactly What You’d Expect Written by Lisa Cooper, President & Founder The stock market started off with a bang for 2017, with […]
March 8, 2017

Figure 8 Speaks Out Against White House’s Reconsideration of Conflict Minerals Rule

If you’ve been skimming headlines on the new administration you’re aware that many regulations are under coming under intense scrutiny from legislators. One of them is section 1502 of […]
March 2, 2017

Investors Urge Banks To Support Rerouting Dakota Access Pipeline

Figure 8 has joined more than 130 investors, representing over $685 billion in assets under management, to call upon banks financing the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to address […]
February 27, 2017

Idaho Business Review story: Financial advising firm builds team through refugee program

Lisa Cooper, founder of Figure 8 Investment Strategies, has built her staff of five almost entirely of immigrants and refugees. She believes their diverse experience and […]
February 26, 2017

Quarterly Commentary 4Q ’16

Quarterly Commentary 4Q’16 The Current Context: Unpresidented The 4th Quarter of 2016 brought one surprise after another and indeed, it seems our world has tipped.  Donald […]
February 25, 2017

Figure 8 is proud to be allies with Chobani as a member of Partnership for Refugees

Hamdi Ulukaya represents the best in American business. We’re proud to be allied with Chobani as a member of the Tent Partnership for Refugees, a national initiative […]
February 24, 2017

Save the date! 2017 3rd Annual Sun Valley Forum on Resillience

Sun Valley Forum on Resilience July 6-9, 2017 Ketchum, Idaho The Sun Valley Forum convenes global innovators to help build and spread the approaches at speed and scale […]
February 23, 2017

These Companies Are Stepping Up to Hire Refugees

Finding a job is crucial to resettlement. Several U.S.-based companies are opening their doors. The United States takes in more refugees than any other country in […]
February 22, 2017

Where to turn when migrating to America ruins your career

A decade ago, Marwan Sweedan was performing surgeries in Iraq. At the time, his family was working with coalition forces, and they became targets. Read more:  […]