Topics Under Tag: "Aeris"

The Policy Behind All Those Neighborhood Ribbon Cuttings

Oscar Perry Abello | February 3, 2016

The five brothers of the Shina family emigrated from Iraq to the United States more than 30 years ago. They purchased their first grocery store, at 14424 Schaefer Highway on the west side of Detroit, in 1994. They now own and operate 14 grocery stores throughout the metro area. On Wednesday last week, their original […]

Demystifying CDFIs: How to Invest in a Loan Fund

Karen Seabury | January 12, 2016

Aeris (formerly known as CARS) is an information and ratings service for U.S. community investments—you might think of them as the Moody’s or Standard & Poor’s of the nonprofit finance world. Aeris rates organizations on their financial strength and social impact to help investors make informed decisions. Karen Seabury, Director of Ratings at Aeris, shares […]