Aligning Our Parent Company SWC and its Affiliates with U.N. Sustainable Development Goals
The SWS Foundation
The Siebert Williams Shank Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Shank Williams Cisneros (SWC) family of companies. It was established in 2020 with the mission of helping advance equity and equality, particularly in those communities we serve and in which we operate. Among other important causes, the Foundation has made significant contributions for disaster relief in the United States, to end extreme poverty internationally, and to increase access to education and opportunity for disadvantaged communities.
Hands-on mentorship by sponsoring and directly engaging with students in a variety of educational programs. Funding educational opportunities for people from underserved communities is a priority of the SWS Foundation.
Decent Work & Economic Growth
Clear Vision Impact Fund, our affiliate, launched March 2021, provides impact private credit to MBEs, businesses that operate in/serve the underserved, and/or businesses that foster inclusive growth via commercially sustainable business models.
Sustainable Development Goals
Promoting innovation in Green and Social Bonds. Siebert won Inaugural Bond Buyer ESG Deal of the Year in 2019 for work with Los Angeles Co. MTA. We have helped raise $60+ billion in cor-porate and municipal ESG bonds since 2014.
Frequently chosen by female-founded, and female-led companies to help raise capital and promote their growth. Support local and global organizations that advocate for women in the workplace, especially financial services.
Responsible Consumption & Production
Achieve net zero CO2 emissions by 2030. 2021 goal is to purchase carbon offsets from verifiable, trusted, high-impact projects equal to 50% of carbon footprint. We engaged Green Places to help us navigate this process.