Category Archives: Socially Responsible Investing

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The New Pioneers Case of the Month: Triodos Bank – How to Survive a Global Meltdown

As the world plummeted into global recession in 2008, one bank showed that one way to make a bank economically sustainable is to make it environmentally and socially sustainable: Triodos Bank. Continue reading

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The New Pioneers Case of the Month: Acumen fund – Putting focus on the Social Return on Investment

A new movement within investing and philanthropy is making its mark worldwide. Commercial investors of capital are steering away from sectors and companies whose social or environmental risks and potential liabilities may jeopardize their financial interests – and social venture … Continue reading

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Philanthrocapitalism – social change through business

A new kind of charity is shaking up the business world and revamping the concept of ‘giving back’ – because this kind of charity is in fact not charity at all. Continue reading

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Socially Responsible Investing – A big step forward or a waste of time?

Socially responsible investing (SRI) is putting more focus on corporate social and environmental practices through both positive and negative screens. In fact, ethical and green investment has never been more popular. Continue reading

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