Over Time, Social Funds Hold Their Own
Steven Savides writer of The Christian Science Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
In a murky market, many investors are cleaning up their act.
Forgoing traditional performance-oriented strategies, a growing number of individual and institutional investors are limiting their investment universe to companies and funds screened for social and environmental friendliness. And they're finding that, contrary to popular belief, there are financial rewards.
Assets in socially screened investment portfolios under professional management rose by 36 percent from 1999 to 2001, topping the $2 trillion mark for the first time last year, according to the Social Investment Forum's (SIF) recently released 2001 Report on Responsible Investing Trends in the …
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