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Finance by the Book
Thursday, September 1, 2005
Is socially responsible investing (SRI) the best approach for a sound bottom line? It depends, according to , president of Marc J. Lane Investment Management, Inc. in Chicago (www.advocacyinvesting.com), as well as adjunct professor of law at Northwestern University School of Law, an adjunct professor of...
Sin, Revisited
Friday, May 13, 2005
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. SRI typically holds that avoiding so-called sin stocks isn't only the right thing to do, it is also a good way to make money. It is true. Except...
NEW LAW LETS PEOPLE MAKE TRUSTS FOR PETS 120 BILLS GO INTO EFFECT TODAY
Saturday, January 1, 2005
Many consider their pet a family member, but in Illinois there was no way to provide for them if their owners died --- until now. A new law takes effect today that allows people to set up a legal trust to provide for the care of their pets. State Rep. Tom Holbrook, D-Belleville, who co-sponsored the...
Dwindling Prophets
Monday, November 1, 2004
. . . What's more, the MBA programs know they are filling a market demand. Investment banking and consulting firms want them to keep churning out bright, energetic graduates with expertise in finance. To ensure that they do, those employers come bearing gifts as significant donors to business schools, pumping in...
New Financial Study Shows Stocks Can Reflect Investor Values Without Sacrificing Performance; Study Measures Effect of Positive Corporate Behavior
Wednesday, September 8, 2004
Fall 2004 Volume XIII Issue 1 A new study concludes that investors can positively express their values on corporate behavior issues such as Social Justice and the Environment through stock selection -- without sacrificing portfolio diversification or long-term performance. The study, released by Chicago attorney, money manager and author ,...
STUDY MEASURES EFFECT OF POSITIVE CORPORATE BEHAVIOR
Tuesday, August 17, 2004
New Financial Study Shows Stocks Can Reflect Investor Values without Sacrificing Performance A new study concludes that investors can positively express their values on corporate behavior issues such as Social Justice and the Environment through stock selection---without sacrificing portfolio diversification...
The Best of Both Worlds: Responsible Social and Financial Investment
Friday, August 1, 2003
Introduction There is a Bob Dylan song from the 1960s entitled The Times They Are A-Changin. Now, almost 40 years later, those words carry special meaning. In the wake of 9/11, the debacle of Enron and WorldCom and the activities surrounding companies like ImClone, a whole new lexicon has emerged....
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