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Special Report on

Socially responsible investing

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(SRI) is a broad-based approach to investing that now encompasses an estimated $2.71 trillion out of $25.1 trillion in the U.S. investment marketplace today. SRI recognizes that corporate responsibility and societal concerns are valid parts of investment decisions. SRI considers both the investor's financial ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Alternative Energy Mutual Funds: Socially Responsible Investing
will see a big increase in both investments and returns. This means that renewable energy sources have enormous potential when it comes to mutual funds investing. Alternative energy mutual funds allow investors to get terrific returns, without causing environmental damage or pollution. As more investor start using ... market research, surveys and trends
What Does Social Responsible Investing Mean? | Our Big Earth
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Socially Responsible Investing for Idiots | Stock Market Newsletter
If I have to be an idiot, at the least I’m a green idiot. I believe in clean air, corporate responsibility, community activism, licorice, pizza and Thai food. And healthy living, freedom, and of course freedom raisins. Shiny happy raisins I love trees, sky, and ah, the OXYGEN! But I’m worried about the dismal ...

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE INVESTING

Executive Summary
u SRI assets rose more than 324 percent from $639 billion in 1995 (the year of the ... involved in socially responsible investing—11 percent of the $25.1 trillion in ... assets of $850 million were tracked separately for the first time. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
The 2007 Report on Socially Responsible Investing Trends ...
Every two years a very exciting report comes out on the socially responsible investing (SRI) industry. It covers the scope of SRI in the U.S. - screening, shareholder advocacy, and community investing. Before we reveal the Trends Report's positive findings it is helpful to understand the definitions of SRI ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
TIAA-CREF Releases Participant Survey on Socially Responsible ...
NEW YORK - TIAA-CREF, the financial services organization and leading provider of retirement plans in the academic, medical and cultural fields, today released results of a comprehensive survey of participants on issues related to socially responsible investing. "This survey affirms that our participants want ...
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The Motley Fool: Being socially responsible
A: First off, understand that there are many social issues to consider. A company may have many women in management and not produce tobacco, but it might pollute the environment. It's hard to find completely objection-free organizations. Still, you do have several options for socially responsible investing (SRI). For starters, you can invest in a socially responsible mutual fund. As with most funds, not all SRI funds have above-average records. Still, some do, such as the Neuberger Berman Socially Responsive Fund (NBSRX), the Appleseed Fund (APPLX) and the Parnassus Equity Income (PRBLX) Fund. Learn more about SRI investing ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
When Does Socially Responsible Investing Go Too Far?
I'm an accountant and, with my wife's blessing, I manage our family's investments. Here's my problem: In recent years Julia has become passionate about social and political issues and asked that we not invest in companies she believes are bad corporate citizens. Originally her Do Not Buy list was relatively short, and I had no trouble accommodating her wishes. Now, though, the list of companies, industries and countries she wants us to have nothing to do with has grown to the point that sensible investing is virtually impossible (I'm not exaggerating). Given that Julia's gone a little crazy here, ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

FINAL 2005 SIF Trends Report, 2-13-06.indd
FIGURE B: Socially Responsible Investing in the US • 1995-2005 . ..... Socially responsible investing (SRI) is an investment process that considers the ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
THROWING A CURVE AT SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE INVESTING RESEARCH
what is often referred to as socially responsible investing (SRI), a worthless and even harmful academic exercise. Of course SRI research is imperfect. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
July 13, 2006 Socially Responsible Investing (SRI): An ...
Lack of Familiarity with Socially Responsible Investing ..... by TIAA-CREF to pursue other kinds of socially responsible investing strategies such as ...
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SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE INVESTING
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Google Answers: Socially Responsible Investing - Will it cost me ...
My hunch is that investing with "socially responsible" mutual funds or money managers leads to not-so-good returns. But I don't know the facts. A great answer to my question would be 2 paragraphs and 5 academic/university references (or web sites). An even better Google Answer would be 5 ...
Socially responsible investing at AllExperts
study indicates that only half the people in the U.S. have heard of SRI. Of those, some 98% think of it only as screening (avoiding companies by selling their shares). But SRI has three levels, of which Screening is just the starting point. The other levels are Community Investing and Shareholder Activism , both of ...
Socially Responsible Investing? | Ask Metafilter
Is it possible to approxmate the returns from standard funds? Web links? By socially responsible I mean companies that strive to do the right thing by the environemnt and their employees, not necessarily companies that don't invest in alcohol and such. I'm looking for funds, not investing companies as I ...