Reports by ACRE
ACRE, the ReFund America Project, and our partners produce cutting edge research about the role that banks, hedge funds, and private equity firms play in driving racial and economic inequality.
June 01, 2022
Fidelity’s lagging on climate and environmental justice issues comes as less of a surprise given its extremely close - but largely unscrutinized - ties to the fossil fuel industry, specifically at the heights of the firm’s ownership and governance.
May 23, 2022
The National Rental Home Council: How America’s Largest Single-Family Landlords Put Profit Over People
Over the past decade, housing in the U.S. has become increasingly consolidated into the hands of corporations, while rents and home prices have skyrocketed to unprecedented levels.
March 24, 2022
Vanguard’s Empty Promises: How Vanguard Funds Harm and Fuels Extractive Industry Pennsylvania based asset manager, Vanguard, is the world’s second largest asset manager, with over $8 trillion in assets under management. Vanguard is referred to as a “universal owner,” with
May 03, 2021
There has been growing recognition over the last decade of the destructive role that big banks have played in our society, harming our communities and our planet. There is wider awareness now of the ways that big banks worsened racial economic inequality, by both redlining certain neighborhoods, preventing families of color from buying homes, and also targeting those same neighborhoods for high-cost predatory loans that stripped homeowners of their wealth.
April 19, 2021
21ST CENTURY POLICING: The Rise and Reach of Surveillance Technology Sitting at the intersection of criminalization and capitalism, the use of emerging surveillance technology has become increasingly popular among police departments in the United States over the last few decades.
September 30, 2020
How Our State and Local Governments Can Save More Than $160 Billion a Year by Cutting Interest Payments to Investors | by Saqib Bhatti and Brittany Alston | SEP 2020