Union shop, Synergy Contracting Receives Financing from BII

Synergy Contracting is a fully bonded, unionized, woman-owned construction company specializing in Environmental Remediation, Demolition, and Cleaning Construction Services based in Lawrence, MA. Jeysi Zuniga, the founder and CEO, is an immigrant from Guatemala and is determined to provide opportunities and entry points for women in the construction industry. In 2022, BII provided a line of credit to smooth cash flows as the company grows. Learn more

Our CEO, Betty Francisco was named among Boston Magazine’s 100 Most Influential Bostonians!

“Partnering with everyone from HBS to City Hall, Francisco continues to put her stamp on Boston while working to fulfill BII’s mission to close the city’s racial wealth gap.” Read more.

California-based impact investor Pacific Community Ventures includes a case study on BII as one of the most promising practices and resources

A new report from California-based impact investor Pacific Community Ventures includes a case study on BII as one of the most promising practices and resources that can help companies and investors integrate negative impact management into their impact measurement and management (IMM) approach. Read more.

Our founder and Board Chair Deborah Frieze spoke on an NPQ panel titled, What’s investment risk and who bears it?

Watch the recording to hear about strategies to shift risk to those who can bear it and build wealth-building in low-income communities. Watch here.