Social Investment Options on the Rise

Jan 2008
United States, January, 17 2008 - A flurry of new socially responsible mutual funds and products makes it easier then ever to invest in a double bottom line. Maybe it is Al Gore and the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change winning the Nobel Prize. Maybe it is the cost of gas at the pump. Maybe the Enron scandal opened investors' eyes. Perhaps the news from the Sudan has pushed investors. Whatever the reasons, more people are investing with social responsible mutual funds. Over the last year and a half, more SRI mutual funds and products have been launched, meeting consumer demands. No longer can the argument be made that SRI funds offer investors limited choices.

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