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The value in socially responsible investing

The value in socially responsible investing

Once considered a niche area of investment practice, socially responsible investment (SRI) now embraces a wide investment audience that includes individuals, high net worth and otherwise, and institutions such as pension plans, endowments and foundations. Religious...
Green Bond Issuance

Green Bond Issuance

In 2016, green bond issuance soared to a record high, accounting for $93.4 billion worth of investment worldwide, according to the latest report from ratings agency Moody’s. Green bond issuance is expected to surge to more than $200 billion in 2017,...
What is social responsibility?

What is social responsibility?

Social responsibility is the idea that businesses should balance profit-making activities with activities that benefit society; it involves developing businesses with a positive relationship to the society in which they operate. The International Organization for...
How does Impact Investing work?

How does Impact Investing work?

Impact investing requires investors to consider a company’s commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR), or the sense of duty to positively serve society as a whole, before becoming involved with that company. This societal impact differs depending on...