Socially Responsible Investing: Align Your Values and Investing

Socially Responsible Investing: Align Your Values and Investing

Finance March 17, 2015 By: Ann Marie Etergino

As mission-driven organizations, associations prize certain values and goals. Socially responsible investing offers them the chance to include those values in their investment choices. Here's how socially responsible investing works and what your association should consider when incorporating it into your investment strategy.

As individuals and institutions refocus their attention on their communities, the environment, and a variety of social issues, they are increasingly seeking a way to get back more than just monetary returns from their investments. By choosing socially responsible investing—an investment strategy for those looking to support causes and ideals they feel strongly about—investors can focus on opportunities that benefit both their value systems and their financial goals. ...