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Friday, March 27, 2015

Strategic CSR - SRI trends

The article in the url below contains up-to-date data on the growth of the SRI industry:
 
"Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing (SRI) in the United States has grown substantially over the past two years. The total US-domiciled assets under management using SRI strategies expanded from $3.74 trillion at the start of 2012 to $6.57 trillion at the start of 2014, an increase of 76 percent, according to the US SIF Foundation's latest biennial survey, the Report on US Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends 2014."
 
The chart accompanying the article speaks volumes:
 
 
There is nothing particularly counter-intuitive about these data and many of you will not be surprised to see the large increases. Nevertheless, it is always good to have empirical support using specific numbers you can relay to your students.
 
Other useful SRI information is available on sites such as this: http://www.ussif.org/sribasics
 
Have a good weekend.
David
 
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The 2014 U.S. SRI Trends Report
By Cliff Feigenbaum
January 15, 2015
Green Money Journal