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Marc Lane elected a Super Lawyer for 2006
Wednesday, February 1, 2006
Marc Lane elected a Super Lawyer for 2006 as announced in Chicago and Illinois Super Lawyers magazines. To learn more, click on the icons:...
An Act That Makes This the Season for Giving
Tuesday, December 6, 2005
Only 25 days remain to take advantage of a give-away in the tax code for charitable givers. Ketra (the Katrina Emergency Tax-Relief Act), passed in the wake of the hurricane that devastated New Orleans and much of the Gulf Coast at the end of August, will expire on December 31. Its provisions double the maximum amount...
Jack Sirard: Reward of social principles
Sunday, November 13, 2005
This story is taken from Jack Sirard at sacbee.com. Money manager and author for years has been an ardent supporter of "socially responsible" investing, encouraging his clients to invest in mutual funds that share their values. But now he believes it's time for investors to take things into...
Recommended Reading:
Tuesday, November 1, 2005
Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility: Stakeholders in a Global Environment. End of the Line: The Rise and Coming Fall of the Global Corporation. Corporate Social Responsibility, Accountability and Governance: Global Perspectives. Profitable Socially Responsible...
How to Earn Returns While Promoting A Cause
Thursday, October 27, 2005
Even though approximately one out of every nine U.S. dollars is held in a portfolio considered "socially responsible," the idea of investing based on social values still makes some people nervous, writes . But Mr. , president of a legal and financial-services company in Chicago,...
"Advocacy Investing" Empowers GLBT Investors
Monday, October 24, 2005
Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees and consumers are working hard to fight discrimination in the workplace and the marketplace. They’ve mobilized public opinion with increasing effectiveness, and they’re gaining ground in the struggle for protection from discrimination at work and at home. But the GLBT community also has enormous...
Socially Responsible Investing Guide
Saturday, October 1, 2005
Institutional Investor Books has released Profitable Socially Responsible Investing? An Institutional Investor's Guide, by Marc J. Lane. Topics covered include faith-based investing, meeting fiduciary obligations, positive and negative screening, behavioral social screening and proxy voting. www.advocacyinvesting.com, or...
Profiting from Principled Investing
Sunday, September 25, 2005
Socially responsible investors may salve their consciences by declining to buy tobacco stocks or to fund the war machine, or by steering clear of other businesses they find objectionable. Fearing that screening out whole industries might sabotage their investment returns, however, they may hold their noses and honor the guiding...
A New View On Socially Responsible Investing
Tuesday, September 13, 2005
Boomers came of age in the 1960s, a time of idealism and social upheaval. Did they translate their background into financial activism as they became investors? It seems so—socially responsible investing (SRI) is more popular than ever, and some advisors are looking at it in a new way. , J.D....
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