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Profitable Socially Responsible Investing

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Adjunct Professor of Law at Northwestern University School of Law and Adjunct Professor of Business at the University of Illinois Many people make the case for socially responsible investing. They are keen on being green – and they put a lot of green where their mouths are, more than $2 trillion according to some research. Advocacy Investing® is Marc J. Lane Investment Management, Inc.'s proprietary approach to values-based investing in which both equities and fixed-income securities are selected by exacting financial and governance standards, as well as criteria reflective of each investor's unique social and ...
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“People. Planet. Profit” – March 2010
the monthly publication of Left Brain/Right Brain Productions’ official blog. Featuring inspiring people in media and entertainment, stories from around the planet, and best practices for profitable social enterprise. This month we feature interviews with Craig Farkus, Executive Producer of Instant Karma Films; Bosnian author, inspirational speaker and performer Nadja Halilbegovich; and Marc Lane, President of the Social Enterprise Alliance – Chicago chapter. CRAIG FARKUS , Executive Producer of Instant Karma Films ( www.InstantKarmaFilms.tv ) Bio Craig Farkus’ grandfather, Zoltan Farkas, was one of New ... market research, surveys and trends
Alternative factors to consider in evaluating Socially Responsible ...
 the most common question we hear from potential clients is “and advisor told me that socially responsible investing isn’t profitable” versus unscreened portfolio management.   In general the advisor providing the dogmatic opinion does not offer any foundation for their opinion but this is their chance to influence the potential client especially if they cannot offer an SRI option for the investor.   Unless you have a few arrows of your own in your quiver you may be quite likely shrug your shoulders and resign yourself to an unscreened portfolio versus a clean portfolio. Probably due to the fact that I’m over 50 now with a ... market research, surveys and trends

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SocialFunds.com: Socially Responsible Investing News and Information.
Standards & Poor's launches ESG-screened index of Indian companies and FTSE introduces its environment technology index. New Index Contains Companies that Support Stewardship Index leader launches first index series based on the Dharmic religions. Environmental, Social and Governance Standards: Glass Half-Empty or Half-Full? The spread of voluntary and mandatory ESG disclosure and performance standards for business raises the question, how robust is implementation and enforcement? Launch of Five Climate Change Funds May Enrich Investors, But Won't Save the World Deutsche Bank, F&C, HSBC, Schroders, and Virgin Money ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Corporate Social Responsibility Speakers Available from HWA ...
As Attorney General during one of the most turbulent times in American history, John Ashcroft is a uniquely positioned expert on leadership, and other issues currently facing the nation. Bono Lead Singer of U2; Co-Founder of DATA (Debt, AIDS, Trade, Africa) Bono uses his rock star status to raise awareness about the crises in Africa: unpayable debts, uncontrolled spread of AIDS, and the unfair trade rules which keep Africans poor. In 2002, Bono co-founded DATA (Debt, AIDS, Trade, Africa) to raise public awareness of the issues in its name, and influence government policy on Africa. On behalf of DATA, Bono has lobbied U.S. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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How companies can make a profit while still being socially responsible
Corporate social responsibility is becoming increasingly important as businesses become increasingly competitive. Organizations that aspire to be socially responsible typically integrate different processes into their business practices to respond to social, economic, environmental and ethical issues. And although their actions may vary in the level of commitment, they all demonstrate focus on societal demands. Being socially responsible does not necessarily mean not making a profit. Executives of socially responsible organizations recognize the need to establish long-term shareholder value by identifying and responding to the ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
CEO SALARIES: Do executives deserve big bucks?
To the rank and file, reports that William J. Marino, the chief executive officer of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, received $8.7 million in compensation in 2009 might have made their blood boil. Their year wasn�t nearly as prosperous. Some 200 of them were laid off. They agreed to a three-year contract with an average annual raise of 2.5 percent. As a gesture of gratitude, they were allowed to wear jeans and sneakers on a Friday in March. When the dust settled, Horizon became the latest example of executives whose compensation packages have become untethered from the rest of the labor force � the result, experts ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Responsible Investment: Reading List
M. Lane (2005), Profitable Socially Responsible Investing? An Institutional Investor's Guide (Institutional Investor Books, New York). ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Socially Responsible Investing
"Socially responsible investing" (SRI) is a method of investing that is best ...... social investors seek to own profitable companies that make positive ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT: IS IT PROFITABLE?
SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT: IS IT PROFITABLE? ∗. PHOEBUS J. DHRYMES. Columbia University. July 1997; revised June 1998. 1 What is Socially Responsible ...
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Can organizations be socially responsible and still be profitable ...
These companies are not perfect, you can find flaws with all three examples that I just gave. But they all do something that is socially responsible. I would even posit that making a profit is socially responsible - stock holders and pension funds depend on corporate profits. 2 years ago There are currently no comments for this question. * You must be logged into Answers to add comments. Sign in or Register . No other answers.
Google Answers: Makers of Socially responsible investments
Hello, I'd like some help in locating a recent listing of public and private companies or their foundations, and 'pension funds' that make socially responsible investments. The list should include domestic and international companies. I am particularly interested in any socially responsible investors in the area of economic development. I do not want data on individual investors and mutual funds which make socially responsible investments. Nor do I want data on the lists of companies that qualify for 'socially responsible' investments or belong to one or the other ...