How Responsible is Socially Responsible Investment?

Yunus, Annette

This paper examines the pros and cons of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) practices. It provides an overview of the issues at stake, highlighting the difficulties of definition, the reasons to conduct socially orientated investments, the factors which have made SRI a serious matter of relevance in the mainstream investment industry, the appropriateness of SRI regulations, the investment performance of SRI, and the suitability of SRI in Asia.


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February 2, 2010


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