Socially Responsible Investing
A More Peaceful World
A Cleaner Environment
Fair Employment Practices
Safe & Useful Products
What Are Your Dollars Doing Right Now?
One example of SRI is found in “green” investing, which involves investing in companies and funds that seek to preserve and improve the environment by financing things like the renewable energy industry.
Socially responsible investing can also include avoiding investing in industries and companies that you believe negatively impact social welfare, such as fossil fuel production and the tobacco industry.
By engaging in socially responsible investing practices, you have the ability to impact the world.
Going Beyond Investment Selections
Shareholder Advocacy: Making Your Voice Heard
SRI mutual fund families will approach companies with suggestions to improve its governance, diversity, or some other issue. Depending on the specific scenario, companies may make changes or simply put issues up for votes by their shareholders.