Ariel Investments Black Investor Survey
In 1998, we began conducting surveys to compare and contrast the saving and investing behaviors among middle class black and white Americans.
Black Corporate Directors Conference (BCDC)
In 2002, Ariel co-founded BCDC to push for lasting and meaningful change on civil rights and diversity in corporate boardrooms, with best practices applied to our portfolio engagement activities.
John W. Rogers, Jr. Internship Program in Finance at the University of Chicago (UofC)
In 2017, Ariel created this unique program to connect non-profit endowment and investment offices with exceptional summer internship candidates, primarily from underrepresented backgrounds.
Commitment to Community
At Ariel, we have made a firm-wide commitment to social and civic responsibility. We believe it is our duty to support the community in which we work and live. As such, each Ariel team member is encouraged to give back through volunteer work or by providing their expertise as volunteer board members. We are delighted to share a sample of the non-profit organizations our firm supports.