Results for Sustainable Investment

Socially responsible investment

Socially responsible investment

May 01, 2005 The best established 'ethical' funds are based around London and New York. Indeed ethical investment started in the 1920s in Britain with the Methodist church avoiding so-called 'sin stocks' in alcohol and gambling. Read more >
Speaking Out: The Dissent Buck

Speaking Out: The Dissent Buck

March 01, 2005 Max Keiser, investment activist, believes conventional shareholder activism and SRI methodology are fundamentally flawed. He tells Briefing about his more radical approach. Read more >
Shareholder activism

Shareholder activism

March 01, 2005 Shareholder activism is a critical component of any responsible investment strategy. But many experts argue activism in its current form is mostly ineffective and does little to meet the needs of institutions, shareholders and owners of pension schemes. Read more >
News round-up (Feb/Mar 05)

News round-up (Feb/Mar 05)

March 01, 2005 Responsible investment would be difficult without a comprehensive set of surveys, guidelines and indices. Briefing highlights some of the recent publications and delves behind the headlines. Read more >
News round-up (Dec/Jan)

News round-up (Dec/Jan)

January 01, 2005 Research shows that only half of independent financial advisors ask their clients about "ethical concerns". Meanwhile European financial institutions have been accused of benefitting from corruption and profiting from poverty. Read more >
Mark Eckstein: facilitating corporate citizenship

Mark Eckstein: facilitating corporate citizenship

July 01, 2003 The International Finance Corporation is at the forefront of efforts to support responsible business practices in emerging markets. The Equator Principles, launched in June, prove the world's commercial financiers are also beginning to see value in responsible lending to the private sector. Read more >
Investing responsibly and for profit

Investing responsibly and for profit

October 01, 2000 As the Dow Jones sustainability index celebrates its first year, evidence is mounting that institutional investors are accepting the business case for social responsibility. Read more >