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ethical investment

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(Commerce) an investment in a company whose activities or products are not considered by the investor to be unethical

ethical investment

The practice of making investment decisions based on ethical criterion. For example, an ethical investor may refuse to invest in enterprises that trade in or manufacture armaments.
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The fund is the first to offer a collective investment scheme geared towards ethical investing under Islamic capital markets product range.
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Of the three areas, active engagement requires the most effort on behalf of the fund manager but is also the largest growing area of ethical investing.
com announced today that the company has implemented a Social Screening process (also known as Ethical Investing or Morals-Based Investing) for its proprietary stock and options selector, the iDayo Indicator [TM].
Michael Grifferty of The Gulf Bond and Sukuk Association said, "Interest in both Shari'ah compliant and ethical investing is on the rise.
The successful growth of ethical investing in Britain can be traced back to June 1984 when Friends Provident pioneered linking investments with ethical principles launching its Stewardship Growth fund At the end of the first year the fund was worth pounds 1.
In 2000, Time magazine named Domini one of "The Next 100 - tomorrow's most influential individuals," adding that, "More than anyone, Domini made ethical investing a mass-market option.
Ethical Investing (EI): Invest With The Values You Use In Raising Your Children" is a thought-provoking paper that covers many critical issues including a background on Ethical Investing,
With the launch of CBIS Global Funds comes the introduction of four new UCITS (Undertakings for Collective Investments in Transferable Securities) funds, designed to provide Catholic institutions with a disciplined approach to ethical investing that integrates social and ethical teachings without sacrificing investment performance," said CBIS in a press release.
What's more, the popularity of ethical investing is showing no signs of restricting its growth spurt.
Shari'ah based ethical investing is an investment management process that incorporates seven main strategies, or pillars, that work together to deliver competitive performance and to promote socially and ethically responsible business practices, which in turn, contribute to improvements in the quality of life throughout society.
We selected State Street Global Advisors because of its leadership in passive equity strategies that incorporate ethical investing as well as its industry-wide reputation for managing sophisticated portfolios for large pension funds," said Maritha Lindberg, managing director for Arkitekternas Pensionskassa.