Our Mission

Investors Against Genocide is a citizen-led initiative, dedicated to convincing mutual funds and other investment firms to make an ongoing commitment to genocide-free investing.

Investors Against Genocide works with individuals, financial firms, pension and endowment managers and government officials to encourage investment firms to change their investing strategy to avoid investments in companies that substantially contribute to genocide or crimes against humanity.

Investors Against Genocide is a project of the Massachusetts Coalition to Save Darfur Inc., a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, incorporated in the state of Massachusetts.
Since the government-sponsored genocide in Sudan continues, we advocate for investment firms to avoid or divest holdings of the four foreign oil companies that are the largest business partners with the government of Sudan. These four companies are PetroChina/CNPC, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation/Sinopec, ONGC and Petronas. Looking forward, we advocate for investment firms to make an ongoing commitment to genocide-free investing policies that would apply to future genocides or crimes against humanity.

Our goal is to make the U.S. financial investment industry more responsive to the American public’s interest in not having their savings connected to the most egregious violations of human rights.

Our Team

Investors Against Genocide is staffed entirely by volunteers. Key members include:
Eric Cohen

is a co-founder and the Chairperson of Investors Against Genocide. He also is a Director of the Massachusetts Coalition to Save Darfur and serves as its President.

Mr. Cohen retired from a 30+ year career in information technology, where he served in a variety of roles at the corporate vice president level. Mr. Cohen has been working full-time, on a volunteer basis, with IAG and other Sudan-related work.

Susan Morgan

is a co-founder and the Director of Communications for Investors Against Genocide. She is also Executive Director of Pax Communications, a consulting firm dedicated to working with non-profit organizations to increase the media spotlight on their initiatives and related human rights issues.

Ms. Morgan has a Masters degree in Mass Communications from Boston University and spent over 25 years in various marketing communications and public relations positions at consumer products companies before devoting herself to the human rights arena.

William Rosenfeld

is a co-founder and the Director of Strategic Initiatives for Investors Against Genocide. He also is a Director of the Massachusetts Coalition to Save Darfur and serves as its Treasurer.

Mr. Rosenfeld has over 30 years of Information Technology and management experience. In addition to his extensive Darfur-related activities, on a volunteer basis, he is currently a self-employed information technology consultant.

Mary Haskell

is an Outreach Associate for Investors Against Genocide. In this capacity, Ms. Haskell supports volunteers submitting proposals by providing expert personalized advice and assistance for every step in the process.

A retired family law attorney, Ms. Haskell is also a member of the Steering Committee for the Massachusetts Coalition to Save Darfur. Before becoming involved in Darfur-related activism, she volunteered for four decades as an advocate for fair and affordable housing.

Shana Rapoport

is the Director of Special Projects for Investors Against Genocide.

Ms. Rapoport holds a Masters degree in Biology and is currently an Environmental Scientist with the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board. In addition to her contributions to Investors Against Genocide, she does observational data collection and analytical analysis for the Los Angeles Dolphin Project.

Investors Against Genocide is grateful for pro bono legal counsel from Cooley LLP and Wackwitz Law LLC.