Investor Perceptions of Socially Responsible Investing
There are investors who care that their investable assets are invested with companies who do the right thing, or don’t do the wrong thing. They are not a majority, but they are enthusiastic, and want to invest in companies with good environmental or human rights records and want to avoid those companies who do business with countries with poor performances in those areas.
Investor Perceptions of Socially Responsible Investing demonstrates the level of interest that exists in pointed investing, as well as the types of environmental and social efforts which garner the most interest.
Two-thirds of investors know what socially responsible investing is. The most popular type of socially responsible investing is avoiding companies which do work in countries with poor human rights records, depriving workers of adequate pay or good working conditions.
Also included in Investor Perceptions of Socially Responsible Investing are the specific reasons investors look to pointed investment options, as well as those reasons some investors have no interest in socially responsible investing.