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  • June 2010

    86% Of Charity Supporters Less Likely To Give If Charities Do Not Invest ’Responsibly.’ – [COMMENTARY] “Eighty-six per cent would…Continue readingJune 2010

  • May 2010

    70% Of Executives Say Climate Change Initiative Spending In Their Companies To Increase in 2010-2012. – [COMMENTARY] “Executives are acting…Continue readingMay 2010

  • April 2010

    Green Confidence Index Shows US Shoppers More Upbeat About Green Products & Services. – [COMMENTARY] “The Index, which is derived…Continue readingApril 2010

  • March 2010

    Consumers Continue To Prioritize Social Responsibility Across Business Sectors, Despite Recession. – [COMMENTARY] “The second annual Corporate Social Responsibility Perceptions…Continue readingMarch 2010

  • February 2010

    Social Investment Organization (SIO) Produces Canadian Guide To Socially Responsible Mutual Fund Companies. – [COMMENTARY] “All of the firms listed…Continue readingFebruary 2010

  • January 2010

    How You Invest. – [COMMENTARY] “YOU′RE likely to feel more confident about the economy when your political party is in…Continue readingJanuary 2010

  • December 2009

    UK Fair Trade Up Thirty Times In Ten Years. – [COMMENTARY] “Fairtrade grew more than any other sector of virtuous goods in the…Continue readingDecember 2009

  • November 2009

    Thomson Reuters Buys ASSET4, The Swiss Based ESG Research Powerhouse. – [COMMENTARY] “The global credit crisis, climate change, new regulation and other issues…Continue readingNovember 2009

  • October 2009

    GreenBiz Launches US Green Confidence Index. – [COMMENTARY] “Today marks the launch of a new monthly index, the Green Confidence Index, aimed at…Continue readingOctober 2009

  • September 2009

    As US Chamber Of Commerce Tries To Block Environment Bill, Investor Groups Advocate Nike To Quit Chamber. – [COMMENTARY] “US SRI and environmental…Continue readingSeptember 2009

  • August 2009

    Over Half Of 1,000 Largest US Companies Have An Environmental Policy, But Lack Internal Environmental Management Structures, Says Survey. –…Continue readingAugust 2009

  • July 2009

    ESG Issues Have Come To The Fore Among Emerging Market Investors. – [COMMENTARY] “In 2009, 46 percent of asset owners strongly agreed with…Continue readingJuly 2009

  • June 2009

    New York State Common Retirement Fund Divests From Companies Doing Business In Sudan. – [COMMENTARY] “New York State Comptroller DiNapoli announced the withdrawal…Continue readingJune 2009

  • May 2009

    Greenpeace Says IT Firms Need More Focus On Climate Change. – [COMMENTARY] “Greenpeace yesterday launched its newest campaign aiming at urging the IT…Continue readingMay 2009

  • April 2009

    New Green Products Tripling And Doubling Each Year In US. – [COMMENTARY] “Research ranging from product launches to retail sales shows that green…Continue readingApril 2009

  • March 2009

    SustainableBusiness.com Issues Its Report: The State of Green Investing 2009. – [COMMENTARY] “In 2008, many green mutual funds, ETFs and individual stocks sunk…Continue readingMarch 2009

  • February 2009

    Europe’s December SRI Fund Sales Hit 1-Billion Euros For The First Time. – [COMMENTARY] “… figures compiled for Responsible Investor by Lipper Feri,…Continue readingFebruary 2009

  • January 2009

    Major Socially Responsible Investor (SRI) Groups Ask Obama To Create ’Office for Innovation in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).’ – [COMMENTARY] “A dynamic Office…Continue readingJanuary 2009

  • December 2008

    American Values: ’Secular Spiritualists’ Surpassing ’Traditional Materialists.’ Markets Being Reshaped. – [COMMENTARY] “The Secular Spiritualist view of the American Dream has been adopted…Continue readingDecember 2008

  • November 2008

    Top Rated Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) Research Team Cut At Citi. – [COMMENTARY] “Industry sources said they had been told that the SRI…Continue readingNovember 2008