E-newsletter of Investing for the Soul May 30, 2008
Top ethical investing news stories for May 2008
Links may only be valid a limited time Commentaries by Ron Robins
ClimateChangeCorp.com Publishes List Of Ten
Eco-Innovators To Watch. -
The list includes some well-known names -- GE,
Google and BASF -- and some not so well known names.
Green investors might spot some new areas to look at
by reviewing this list.
Companies Show Improvement On ClimateCounts
This is their second year in ranking companies on
climate change policies and activities. If you are
interested in green stocks that are good to invest
in -- you might get some useful ideas by searching
this scoreboard and understanding the company
US Homebuilders Green Credentials. -
None are really green builders, but KB Home, Pulte,
and D.R. Horton are rated best among the leaders in
endeavouring to be more green. It is tricky finding
green building stocks that are good to invest in.
Companies Investing In States Deemed 'Terrorist'
Have Poor Returns. -
"Companies with links to regimes with
questionable human rights practices make poor
investments, financially as well as ethically...
Conducted with Bloomberg by the Genocide
Intervention Network, a private group based in the
United States, and its Sudan Divestment Task Force
project, the study will most likely bolster the
F&C: 88% In
Survey Say It's Important That Companies Act
Responsibly In Regard To Environmental, Social &
Governance Issues (ESG). -
Commenting on this survey, F&C says that London's
financial firms are missing out on a great
opportunity by not promoting ethical investing. The
survey clearly demonstrates the potential for
ethical stocks and bonds in the UK.
UK Teens: 85%
Want Firms They Invest In To Not Harm The
The future for green investing in the UK is
decidedly promising as its teen population espouses
enormous support for the environment. This article
also says that teens are heavily influencing their
parents in their investment choices in favouring
Change Risks Underestimated In Many Sectors.
Areas such as transportation, tourism, aviation,
healthcare, the financial sector, and the oil and
gas industries scored high on risks but low on
preparedness. Thus they are prone to significant
financial shocks. Ethical investors may want to
re-evaluate their holdings in these sectors.
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