Oliver Russell’s Changemakers interviews Lisa Leff Cooper

Lisa Cooper has been working at the intersection of economics and social justice for most of her career. Today, she’s the founder of Figure 8 Investment Strategies, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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:  […]
President Obama's Call to Action through the Partnership for Refugees

Figure 8 Commits to President Obama’s Call to Action

Figure 8 Investment Strategies is very proud to be one of the companies which committed to President Obama’s Call to Action! White House Announces Commitments to […]