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Social Responsibility Investing, Sustainable Investing, Green Investing

There is a sizable and fast-growing number of "socially responsible" or "socially-minded" investors -- individual and institutional " that, according to the Social Investment Forum (SIF) now represents more than $2.3 trillion in corporate equity investments (estimated in 2003).  That's roughly $1 in $9 invested in the stock market today in the United States.  The Forum reported in 2005 that "social investing" grew at a faster rate than all other investing trends in 2005, with three primary styles being applied to portfolio management:  (1) stock screening, (2) shareholder advocacy, and (3) community investing.

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News & Updates

January 21, 2018 10 minutes with Tim Smith, Walden Asset Management

Source: GreenBiz

You are in your fifth decade of shareholder advocacy on ESG issues. What has changed for the good?

January 19, 2018 Does Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) Outperform?

Source: nanalyze.com

In our recent article on Swell Investing, we took a look at some impact investing portfolios that allow investors to only invest in companies that “do good”.

January 8, 2018 30% Of Millennials Invest In Cryptocurrency: Here Are 3 Tips To Help You Do It Smarter

Source: Forbes

According to a recent survey conducted by Blockchain Capital, 30% of those in the 18-to-34-age range would rather invest $1,000 in Bitcoin than $1,000 in government bonds or stocks. The same study also indicates that 42% of...

Research & Insights

July 18, 2017 RESEARCH RESULTS: Using The GRI Sustainability Reporting Framework Improves The Quality of ESG Disclosures - Joint Research From G&A Institute and Baruch College Shows

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.

But Now That Most Companies Are Publishing Sustainability Reports the Question Arises: What is the Quality of the Content of These Reports? To explore the answers, G&A teamed with The CSR-Sustainability Monitor® (CSR-S Monitor)...[more]

May 31, 2017 FLASH REPORT: 82% of the S&P 500 Companies Published Corporate Sustainability Reports in 2016

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.

G&A Institute research over the last six years shows that reporting on the corporate sustainability including environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) continues to be a consistent, reliable norm for the largest...

March 28, 2017 The ESG Investing Enlightenment

Source: State Street

The focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations as a means to creating sustainable value is on the rise, and traditional barriers are becoming less pronounced.

Commentary & Opinion

January 21, 2018 10 minutes with Tim Smith, Walden Asset Management

Source: GreenBiz

You are in your fifth decade of shareholder advocacy on ESG issues. What has changed for the good?

August 25, 2017 Might Growth in Passive and Sustainability Investment Strategies Be Complementary?

Source: Pamela Styles, Alpha-Sense

How can growth in passive and sustainability investment strategies affect a company’s relationship efforts and effectiveness with investors and buy-side and sell-side analysts? Should we also think about this in context with the...

July 5, 2017 Thud: Socially Responsible Investing Meets Reality

Source: Wall St. Daily

But I’ll furnish hard proof today that socially responsible investors — among the fastest-growing demographics on the planet — are playing a fool’s game.


Richard Barr Featured Columns

Richard Barr transitioned out of a 20-year career as an SRI advisor with First Affirmative Financial Network and is now a commentator for the Governance & Accountability Institute.  Click Here

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