TITLE

Is Socially Responsible Investing a Sham?

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Financial Planning;Mar2007, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses an article in the January 2007 "New Republic" entitled "Is Socially Responsible Investing a Sham?" The article claims that social screens vary widely, with indexes like the Domini 400 Social Index, a prominent socially responsible investment fund, which screens out some corporations, like Exxon and Chevron, but keeps others, like Coca-Cola, which has been dropped from other funds for environmentally dangerous practices. The article goes on to state that socially responsible investment makes up an insignificant percentage of the global capital market.
ACCESSION #
24345349

 

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