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Davignon: CSR is not the “flavour of the day” – it is “here to stay”

On 18 November, a panel of three distinguished speakers discussed investor response to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

Investing in Responsible Business

This joint survey by CSR Europe, Deloitte and Euronext examines the impact of social and environmental performance on investment decisions in the years to come.

Eurosif research examines Socially Responsible Investment trends in Europe

On 17 October, Eurosif published the first comprehensive study on Socially Responsible Investment among European institutional investors. It points out the huge potential of a burgeoning market.

New award launched to reward socially responsible investment

Self-nominations are expected from investment companies active in SRI for the "Royal Awards for Responsible Investment".

Survey reveals SRI investment on the rise among Dutch Pension Funds

Pension funds in the Netherlands focus primarily on moral and human rights issues when making a socially responsible investment decision. Environmental issues, transparency and corporate responsibility factor in to a lesser extent.

Socially Responsible Investment Index for South Africa

UK's FTSE Group and the Securities Exchange South Africa (JSE) have launched the draft "Philosophy and Criteria" for the proposed SRI Index for South Africa.

New report investigates trends in socially responsible investing

A recent study by the Domini Social Equity Fund investigated future trends in the field of socially responsible investments.

“Vice Fund”, the evil twin-brother of socially responsible funds?

The "socially irresponsible" Vice Fund went on sale to the public on 3 September, putting investors assets into the tobacco, gambling, liquor and defense sectors.

Study reveals increased interest in socially responsible investment

A study published in April 2002, shows that the demand for ethical funds is increasing. There are also indications that there are positive linkages between corporate social responsibility and shareholder value.