Canadian investors warming up to 'ethical' funds
www.theglobeandmail.com| Published Mar. 12 2015
A growing number of Canadian investors are looking to earn profits without padding the wallets of companies with shoddy environmental and poor human rights track records.
Socially responsible investing, the marriage of investing and personal ethics, has been growing in popularity over the past few years, as investors look to build portfolios that reflect their values.
A report by the Responsible Investment Association in January found more than $1-trillion worth of assets in Canada were being managed using responsible investing strategies by the end of 2013. That was a 68 per cent increase from two years earlier, when… read more>