Results for Sustainable Investment

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 >
Corporate social responsibility and shareholder value

Corporate social responsibility and shareholder value

August 01, 2000 Dr Craig Mackenzie explains why investors are becoming so interested in CSR, and what it means for the CSR manager. His company, the insurance and investment group Friends Provident, recently extended its CSR investment policy to cover the full £15 billion assets under its management. Read more >
Risk and rewards for good citizens

Risk and rewards for good citizens

October 01, 1999 The mainstreaming of corporate responsibility gathers pace, with new Stock Exchange requirements to manage ‘social risk’ and growing evidence that getting it right pays dividends. Read more >
Banking on a social profit

Banking on a social profit

December 01, 1997 The European Commission is taking an interest in how well the financial services industry is serving disadvantaged customers and the social sector as a whole. Read more >