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In "The Concept of the Corporation," to quote the noted management guru Peter Drucker, modern big business is something that must be accepted by every country, for it is obvious that modern industrial technology requires some form of big-business organization. Therefore, "Big Business" is something that must be accepted as the very center of any modern industrial society. The central question, then, is not whether we want Big Business, but what we want of it; and what organization of Big Business and of the society it serves is best equipped to [help us] realize our wishes and demands..."
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September 30, 2014 Wall Street’s Inner SanctumSource: Market Place
Many practitioners have taken the word “social” out of the acronym; it’s still SRI, but Socially Responsible Investing now stands for Sustainable, Responsible, Impact investing.
September 24, 2014 Asset Managers Find New Source Of Alpha - Responsible Investing
Institutional Investor - âHedge funds are purely alpha-driven, so obviously the hedge funds that are doing this see real value in this data,â says Darragh Gallant, who runs Jantzi-îSustainalyticsî, the...
September 23, 2014 Sustainable Investing: Five Videos to Watch
CFA Institute Blogs - Yet despite the persistent news coverage of climate change and the growing understanding of the various environmental, social and governance ... vice president at State Street Global Advisors and head of the...
Research & Insights
Source: Blue & Green
Asset managers can create better-performing portfolios by excluding stocks with lower environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings, according to new research.
September 4, 2014 Study Shows Socially Responsible Investing Improves PerformanceSource: New Amsterdam Partners
NEW YORK, September 3, 2014 - A recent study by New Amsterdam Partners has demonstrated that asset managers can create better portfolios weeding out stocks with low ESG ratings. It also found that stocks with higher ESG ratings...
July 16, 2014 New report makes case for impact investing
FTSE Global Markets - US investment firm Sonen Capital has published a new report which suggests that impact investment can outperform traditional asset class strategies. The firm, headquartered in San Francisco, launched the...
Commentary & Opinion
My role as a wealth advisor requires me to evaluate the multiple investment options available to our clients and distinguish which offer real, long-term opportunity from those that are just the latest fad. In that vein, is social...
July 16, 2014 How to invest ethically
theguardian.com - The study from îEurosifî, the Brussels-based European Sustainable Investment Forum, claims that an exciting new phase in the development of ethical investment is now taking place in the UK. To mark...
July 15, 2014 How Climate Change Changed MeSource: Politico
When I learned that the New York Times was planning to report on my time as an investor at Farallon Capital Management, I wanted to sit down with the reporter while I was in New York City to discuss the issue in person—and on the...
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