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December 20, 2017 Target could be the biggest winner if Toys R Us closes more storesSource: 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 BoomSource: 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 PortfolioSource: 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 millionSource: 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 NiceSource: 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 ReportsSource: 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 MeSource: 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,...
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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