Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) products and initiatives have been increasing in importance over the past 10 years, and the market size of core SRI products in Europe exceeded €100 Billion in assets by the end of 2005.
This round-table discussion will consider the latest developments and future directions of SRI as well as the challenges that remain for its further development.
Our panelists will include:
The panel will consider, among others, the following questions:
•What underlies the increasing importance of social, environmental and corporate governance factors in investment decisions?
•How can fund managers and investors identify companies that are truly “socially responsible?” How successful are these analyses?
•How can investment professionals develop and market products that are consistent with the diverse range of their clients’ ethical views?
•Do investors compromise financial performance by investing in SRI?
•What steps are necessary in order for SRI to continue to grow and evolve in the future?
After a round-table discussion of approx. 1 hour, panelists will be open to questions and responses from members of the audience.
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