Alphabet Soup: SRI to ESG

This path provide background information for the case that Group 2 will be presenting in class on Wednesday February 1.

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    Investors Sharpen Focus on Social and Environmental Risks to Stocks

    MSCI is perhaps better known for its global stock indexes, but its annual E.S.G. index and research revenues have been growing at 20 percent annually and should top $44 million this year, making the segment the firm's fastest-growing business.

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    Socially Responsible Investment - SRI

    An investment that is considered socially responsible because of the nature of the business the company conducts. Common themes for socially responsible investments include avoiding investment in companies that produce or sell addictive substances (like alcohol, gambling and tobacco) and seeking out companies engaged in social justice, environmental sustainability and alternative energy/clean technology efforts.

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    Does Socially Responsible Investing Make Financial Sense?

    Socially responsible investing has come a long way from the days when it mostly meant not buying the shares of companies in controversial industries such as tobacco, firearms, alcohol or gambling. Now, investors who favor this approach routinely consider a broad range of corporate behavior under the umbrella of so-called ESG factors-environmental, social and governance, as in corporate governance.

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    The Changing Face Of Socially Responsible Investing

    As we celebrated Earth Day last week, I thought it was appropriate to reflect on how much the investment industry has evolved to keep pace with the evolving marketplace for sustainability and impact investments in general across the globe.

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    History of SRI | The SRI Conference


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    Consumer-Goods' Brands That Demonstrate Commitment to Sustainability Outperform Those That Don't

    66% of Global Consumers Say They're Willing to Pay More for Sustainable Brands-Up 55% From 2014. 73% of Global Millennials Are Willing to Pay Extra for Sustainable Offerings-Up From 50% in 2014 New York - Oct. 12, 2015 - Committing to sustainability might just pay off for consumer brands, according to the 2015 Nielsen Global Corporate Sustainability Report.

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    What is the Difference Between Impact Investing and Socially Responsible Investing? - Trilinc Global

    When many investors first become aware of impact investing, they wonder if it is the same as Socially Responsible Investing. It is not. In this blog post, we seek to uncover the difference between impact investing and socially responsible investing. So what is the difference between impact investing and socially responsible ...

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    SRI to ESG

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