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December 20, 2017 Target could be the biggest winner if Toys R Us closes more stores

Source: CNBC

Toys R Us is reportedly considering closing more stores across the U.S. as it restructures its business, and Target is a top candidate to win those customers' dollars, according to UBS analyst Michael Lasser.

October 2, 2017 As Millennials Age Into Investors, Socially Conscious Funds Boom

Source: Observers

Millennials are known for a lot of things these days, but one attribute is their desire to live by the values they espouse. Many try to do so by recycling, reducing their carbon footprint and giving to causes they believe in. But...

September 25, 2017 What’s next for the fossil fuel divestment campaign?

Source: Johns Hopkins Newsletter

The Public Interest Investment Advisory Committee (PIIAC) recommended that the University divest from fossil fuels in a report released on Friday. Following PIIAC’s recommendation, the Office of the Provost established a 30-day...

September 5, 2017 How to Build a Socially Responsible Portfolio

Source: The Motley Fool

One out of every six professionally managed dollars is invested based on an SRI strategy nowadays. As a result, the number of SRI-based mutual funds has increased dramatically.

September 1, 2017 Arkema warned chemical could endanger 1 million

Source: MarketWatch

More than one million people live within the path of airborne danger in a worst-case scenario release of a chemical stored at a Houston-area plant that caught fire early Thursday morning, according to a company risk-management...

August 31, 2017 An Activist Investor’s Latest Tactic: Playing Nice

Source: Bloomberg

Weeks after disclosing its stake in P&G in February, Trian updated its website with a section expounding its commitment to corporate stewardship. The money manager also published its first policy statement on the subject and...

August 23, 2017 Chevron CEO Watson Plans to Step Down, WSJ Reports

Source: Bloomberg

John Watson, who has led Chevron Corp. since 2010, is planning to step down as the oil major seeks a new chief executive officer, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the matter.

August 22, 2017 Should Sustainable Investors Expect Worse Returns?

Source: Seeking Alpha

et, there is a plethora of academic and industry research that suggests that ESG investing earned positive “alpha”, or riskless return, during prior decades.

August 2, 2017 Why Socially Responsible Investing Is Not for Me

Source: Kiplinger

Once a financial backwater, socially responsible investing is now a virtual tidal wave. Over the four-year period that ended in 2016, the amount invested in the U.S. using professional management that considers environmental,...

July 20, 2017 EU mulls green finance labels to boost market, tackle ‘greenwashing’

Source: Reuters

The European Union is considering the introduction of new labels to classify green financial products in an attempt to boost investment in the sector as it seeks to take the global lead in the fight against climate change

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