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Socially responsible investing is gaining major traction, thanks in part to the emergence in the U.S. of “impact investing,” a concept that started in the U.K.
Source: USA Today
CHICAGO — Thousands of protesters calling for a $15 minimum wage and a union have descended near the McDonald's headquarters as newly-installed CEO Steve Easterbrook gets ready to address annual shareholders meeting on Thursday...
Shareholder proposals filed during this year’s proxy season reflect investors’ continued concerns about the social and environmental impacts of corporate operations. The Proxy Preview published by As You Sow, the Sustainable...
May 11, 2015 Demands by activist investors are on the riseSource: Star Tribune
Calls to revamp boards of directors, install a new CEO or cut executive pay are higher than ever in 2015 with no signs of letting up. Increasingly, inflammatory letters that call for a different corporate strategy or faster...
Source: Business Standard
To improve business practices at listed companies, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi)’s international advisory board (IAB) has suggested a new code to enable institutional shareholders to participate in the...
May 4, 2015 The ESG TakeoverSource: Chief Investment Officer
The 20th century version of capitalism says you don’t. Screening out tobacco, alcohol, munitions, or other controversial investments is a sure-fire way to remove diversification from a portfolio, and can remove some of the best...
May 1, 2015 Survey: Financial Professionals Offering Fossil-Fuel-Free Portfolios Nearly Doubled From 2013 To 2015
Financial Content - To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/survey-financial-professionals-offering-fossil-fuel-free-portfolios-nearly-doubled-from-2013-to-2015-300075437.html...
April 27, 2015 The Business Case for Sustainable InvestingSource: Bloomberg
The global sustainability movement has come a long way in just the last decade, evidenced in part by the ever increasing number of companies and governments actively pursuing sustainability strategies. Despite this, the massive...
April 27, 2015 Socially Responsible Stocks for a Stock Market CrashSource: The Motley Fool
Socially responsible investing, in short, means investing in companies that do some good for society and avoiding companies that could be considered harmful. As socially responsible investing grows in popularity, many companies...
April 20, 2015 Modern Sustainable Responsible Impact Investing Versus Traditional Socially Responsible InvestingSource: Forbes
Sustainable impact investing is not necessarily something new to Wall Street but rather actually just the next step in the evolution of socially responsible investing (SRI) strategies. For those who may not be aware, socially...
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