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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....
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...
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