Alternatively, you could invest in a socially responsible fund
or model portfolio that has been designed for a group or category of investors.
If there is something you strongly believe in, you may have more of an effect by investing in low-cost index funds and donating the savings (approximately 1%) to a cause you believe in, An example of a low-cost socially responsible fund
is the Vanguard Social Index (www.
For example nuclear power could be alternative energy to fossil fuels, but never considered for a socially responsible fund
ABD506) Environmental & Socially Responsible Fund
Investing - William Marvel - Baldwin Brothers, Inc.
Each socially responsible fund
determines its own particular focus and criteria for investment.
FHA: Yes you can, by investing in an Ethical or Socially Responsible fund
At the end of July, the Securities and Exchange Commission fined the Portsmouth-based Pax, the largest and oldest socially responsible fund
, $500,000 for being lax in adhering to its own screening polities.
Lipper Ranks Socially Responsible Fund
in Top 10% of Large Cap Core Equity
A YES, you can by investing in an ethical or socially responsible fund
With that philosophy in mind, we believe that now is the right time to provide a similar socially responsible fund
for sustainable alternative energy," said Collins, co-portfolio manager of the Fund.
Firms like Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), Merck (NYSE: MRK), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) or SBC Communications (NYSE: SBC) have been big winners for socially responsible fund
companies," says Rocco.
For instance, the Dreyfus Socially Responsible Fund
avoids campanies that promote such social vices as smoking, drinking and gambling.