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Is ESG investing really socially responsible?

Oct 25, 2021
Emily Stewart of Vox says some socially responsible investments might not be what investors think they are.
Emily Stewart, a senior reporter at Vox, argues that government regulation may be needed to ensure that ESG investments live up to their name.
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How to invest in a better world

A US SIF report sheds light on the criteria investors use to profit society and the environment as well as their portfolios.
Climate change and carbon was the number one issue for money managers in a report on environmental, social and governance investing from the US SIF Foundation.
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Socially responsible investing is in the crosshairs of the Labor Department

May 7, 2018
An official recommendation was made to not put retirement plans at risk by investing in stocks that focus on environmental social governance, or ESG.
The day's numbers are displayed after the closing bell of the Dow Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange on May 3, 2018 in New York.
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How do Muslim investors know when a company is Sharia friendly?

Jan 6, 2014
IdealRatings is a San Francisco based company that helps Muslim investors find companies that comply with Islamic teaching.

Socially responsible investing: Can you make money while investing mindfully?

Jul 26, 2013
Socially responsible investing, or SRI, is the practice of investing in companies that share moral and political philosophies that align with your own. It makes sense to a lot of people, but does it also make money?

Socially-responsible investing websites: A list

Jan 18, 2013
Are you interested in socially responsible investing? Here's a list of websites to help.

I don't want to invest in oil and tobacco companies: Advice

Jan 18, 2013
Can you be a socially responsible investor and still get good returns on your investments? When do you know it's time to file for bankruptcy? If your retirement account provider starts charging little fees, is it time to shop around? L.A. Times consumer columnist David Lazarus helps listeners with these personal finance questions.

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Investors growing more risk averse

May 18, 2012
Host Tess Vigeland talks with CBS/MoneyWatch's Jill Schlesinger and Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch about why investors have been slow to return to the markets after a succession of financial calamities.
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Morningstar SRI definition

Aug 10, 2010
Here's Morningstar's definition of Socially Conscious fund (which they are using interchangeably with SRI funds)....

Morningstar SRI definition

Aug 10, 2010
Here's Morningstar's definition of Socially Conscious fund (which they are using interchangeably with SRI funds)....