Praxis Named Faith-Based Organisation of the Year

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Commitment to making a positive impact recognized

Praxis Mutual Funds®, a leading faith-based, socially responsible family of mutual funds from Everence Financial®, was named the 2020 Faith-Based Organisation of the Year by the inaugural Environmental Finance IMPACT Awards. This award recognizes Praxis’ commitment to making a positive impact on the world through stewardship investing – a philosophy of financial decision making that balances social and financial considerations and is motivated and informed by faith convictions.

Said Praxis Mutual Funds President Chad Horning, CFA®, “At Praxis, we believe it is important to deliver social and environmental impact, in as many forms as possible, along with consistent, competitive financial performance to the families and institutions who rely on us to help provide for their futures. It is our shared values and vision and the difference we can make together that provides the inspiration for our work.” 

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Over 180 submissions from over 100 companies were considered. The winners were decided by a panel of 12 judges made up of leading impact investors from across the globe. Environmental Finance's inaugural IMPACT awards recognize and reward the work of impact investors and highlight emerging pockets of best practice, across all asset classes and all geographies.

“It is an incredible honor to be recognized among such a talented group of global organizations for our quarter century of work investing in what matters,” said Praxis Vice President of Stewardship Investing Mark Regier. “This award is a testament to the passion and hard work of the entire Praxis team, and our unwavering belief in the power of providing everyday investors with a way to integrate their values with their finances.”

Praxis’ winning entry and the complete list of winners were announced in the autumn print edition of Environmental Finance magazine and on the Environmental Finance website.

About Praxis Mutual Funds
Founded in 1994, Praxis Mutual Funds is a leading faith-based, socially responsible family of mutual funds designed to help people and groups integrate their finances with their values. Praxis is the mutual fund family of Everence Financial, a comprehensive faith-based financial services organization helping individuals, organizations and congregations. To learn more, visit and, or call 800-348-7468.

How we invest

We believe you can make a positive difference when your investment decisions are motivated by your faith and values. We call this stewardship investing, our unique approach to socially responsible investing, that seeks to hold companies accountable and invest in a better world.



Award judging process

An advisory panel consisting of industry experts chosen for their knowledge, objectivity and credibility along with the Environmental Finance editorial team reviewed the submitted entry material. Judges scored each entry individually and any conflict of interest was removed, the judge’s score was confidential.

The Judges’ decision is final and neither Environmental Finance nor the judging panel will enter into any correspondence regarding individual entries and/ or award winners. For more information about the award visit