Blogs for Ethical Investors

Blogs for Ethical Investors

By Ron Robins

These blogs post useful commentaries related to many facets of green/socially responsible/ethical investing and are written by knowledgeable authors. Blogs that I especially like for ethical investors are marked with an asterisk.

Obviously, the opinions expressed in these blogs are those of the authors themselves and may or may not reflect the opinions of Investing for the Soul. (See disclaimer below.)

 Socially Responsible/Sustainable/Ethical Investing

Dorothy Hinchcliffe’s FA Green Blog                      (U.S.A.)
“Dorothy Hinchcliff is editor of FA online and FA green, as well as managing editor of Financial Advisor magazine.”

Finance for a Sustainable Recovery                       (U.K.)
“This is UKSIF′s blog on creating a robust operating framework for sustainable and responsible financial services. It covers laws, regulation, fiscal measures, voluntary standards, skill requirements and cultural norms.”

*Henderson Global Investors                                 (U.K.)
“The blog presents a series of short posts from the Henderson SRI team for our investors and other stakeholders. We aim to share our views and approach on key issues relating to sustainable and responsible investment.”

*The KLD blog                                                     (U.S.A.)
“Commentary and insight into sustainable investing.”

*Social Finance blog                                            (Canada)
“ is an online platform for the community of people and organizations that are actively trying to advance the development of a social finance marketspace in Canada.”

SRI-Extra                                                           (Emerging markets)
“SRI-Extra covers the art and science of integrating environment, social and corporate governance [ESG] factors into investment. Comments are global with coverage of emerging markets, especially Africa.”

*SRImonitor                                                       (Canada)
“News and views on the world of socially responsible investing in Canada.”

William’s Socially Responsible Investing Blog             (U.S.A.)
“By William Donovan, Guide to Socially Responsible Investing.”

Sustainable Investment                                        (U.K.)
“This ’sustainable investment’ blog is a way of inviting comment from anyone engaged in sustainable investment on where the ’socially responsible investment’ industry should go next and whether/how I can contribute to that.”

Islamic Finance

*Global Islamic Finance Centre                                (Global)
“Sharing the knowledge and information on Islamic finance…”

Corporate Social Responsibility

Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship          (U.S.A.)
There are actually three blogs here. (1) Director′s Blog, (2) Center News & Events… new research, upcoming events, corporate citizenship news, and opinion from guest bloggers, and (3) In Good Company: Inspiring stories about how our members put corporate citizenship into practice.

For the most current listing of blogs that ethical investors might like to visit, see Blogs Related to Ethical Investing.

July 19, 2009

© Ron Robins 2009

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