Responsible investing: Signs of a growing opportunity?

"Many investors see a puzzle of issues to navigate and understand—and they’re right. Because few regulations govern what funds can be categorized as a socially responsible investment, investors could end up supporting activities they oppose. For example, some fund companies have simply recategorized existing products without changing their underlying process or holdings.5 And then there’s the industry jargon. Terms like “exclusionary approach” are prevalent when simply saying “screening out companies” conveys the same point in a more understandable way."

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Cameron Hackett