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January 20, 2015 Socially Responsible Investing: What It Is and How to Profit Using It

Source: The Street

"Socially responsible investing is an approach to investing that incorporates and integrates extra financial data into the investment decision-making process," said Scott Arnell, founding partner of Geneva Capital.

January 12, 2015 More investors putting their money where their morals are

Source: Dallas Morning News

Many of the cunning speculators and investing rogues who populate Wall Street — money managers, mutual funds and investment bankers — would buy stock in a bomb factory next to a schoolyard if they thought it would be profitable

January 8, 2015 Activist to public pensions: Thank you!

Yahoo Finance - He cited efforts by the Scott Stringer-led îNew York City pensionî and others to make it easier for smaller shareholders to nominate directors as an example of "politicized activism" along "individual...

January 8, 2015 The Benefits and Costs of Socially Responsible Investing - a few îsustainableî, responsible, and impact investing, or SRI, funds incorporate governance into their stock-selection criteria. Investors looking for a core holding that targets stocks with...

January 5, 2015 'Ethical' Investing in Emerging Markets'

Wall Street Journal - executive director of the îInterfaith Center on Corporate Responsibilityî. Still, it takes âboots on the ground,â to sort it all out, Ms. Berry says. âThere are so many...

December 30, 2014 Murmurs no longer, shareholder voices get heard in 2014(India)

Source: Financial Express

Taking a big leap from murmurs at ‘chai-samosa parties’, shareholders made their voice heard loud and clear in 2014 with support from regulators, as they were seen vetoing cushy deals of promoters and fat pay packages of top...

December 17, 2014 Faith-Based Group Forces Governance Changes at JPMorgan Chase

Source: American Banker

Religious groups may have fallen short in their bid to compel JPMorgan Chase to split the roles of chairman and chief executive, but they have succeeded in forcing the nation's largest bank to improve its corporate governance.

December 17, 2014 Coca Cola Investor Wants CEO Replaced, Faults Executive Pay

Source: The Street

Mutual fund Wintergreen Advisers LLC stepped up its 10-month-old activist campaign at Coca-Cola (KO) on Monday, raising concerns about the soda giant's "failed" acquisitions, "bad" compensation plans and weak governance.

December 15, 2014 Ethical investing more popular than ever, but more facts needed

Yorkshire Post - Yet according to Ms Stonestreet, other studies show that ethical investments do not necessarily perform worse, and she cited research from îEurosifî (European Sustainable Investment Forum). Its sixth...

December 10, 2014 Small Group Behind Most Shareholder Proposals

Source: CFO Journal

A handful of individual investors continued to dominate the filing of shareholder proposals during this year’s proxy season. John Chevedden, Kenneth Steiner and his father, William, and James McRitchie filed 162 of the 299...

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