Good corporate citizen, better investment


theglobeandmail.com| Published Friday, Aug. 14

ROB CARRICK

Smart investing means containing risk, but how?

Diversifying with stocks and bonds or guaranteed investment certificates is what protects you against the kind of stock market volatility we saw this week, but there’s another aspect to risk. It relates to a company’s behaviour in the community, the boardroom, the environment and in dealings with employees.

Concentrating on companies that score well in these areas is called responsible investing (RI) and it’s a quietly hot trend in the investment business… “read more>”: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/investment-ideas/good-corporate-citizen-better-investment/article25974371/


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Marijuana sector’s books more like ‘audited hallucinations’ than financial statements, accountants say

Overly rosy plant valuations can then lead to big writeoffs in an industry that’s already prone to wild price swings

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Majority of Canadians want laws to end gender pay gap: poll

he Insights West survey conducted for Maclean’s found 82 per cent of respondents believe there should be new federal legislation that guarantees equal pay for work of equal value in Canada.

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Socially responsible investing gets a Trump bump

Last year, investors plugged $6.4-billion into socially responsible mutual funds and exchange-traded funds, according to Jon Hale, head of sustainable investing research at Morningstar.

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