FT.com – Asian focus turns to social responsibility

FT.com / FTfm / FTfm Structured Products – Asian focus turns to social responsibility.

It is unfortunate that it takes environmental tragedies to really spur major shifts toward socially responsible investing, but the shift itself is good news – and interesting as well.

Also, for the disbelievers out there, points like this (from the article linked above) should be highlighted: “CLSA concludes in a recent report that companies exercising higher corporate social responsibility standards have marginally outperformed those that are lagging in the practice.”  I have such a hard time convincing people that I’m not making these claims up…

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