Socially Responsible Investing Funds – Poised to Reach the Next Level
06/07/2011

Socially responsible investing (SRI) has evolved from ethical screening based on positive and negative screens to complex environmental, social and governance based screening. SRI funds are coming of age and becoming mainstream products. SRI is growing at a faster pace in regions such as United States and Asia Pacific. The market trends, historical growth and the enhancers and inhibitors of the market will be dealt with in the briefing.

Online PR News – 07-June-2011 – – Socially responsible investing (SRI) has evolved from ethical screening based on positive and negative screens to complex environmental, social and governance based screening. SRI funds are coming of age and becoming mainstream products. SRI is growing at a faster pace in regions such as United States and Asia Pacific. The market trends, historical growth and the enhancers and inhibitors of the market will be dealt with in the briefing.

Highlights of the briefing will include analysis of the following topics: introduction to socially responsible investing, market analysis, industry challenges, market drivers and restraints, and investment themes in the industry.

This briefing will benefit financial investors including asset managers, insurance firms, venture capitalists, private equity participants, investment bankers, alternative investment fund managers, and strategic investors in the socially responsible investing space.

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“Increase in social awareness on ethical issues and rising political pressure to deal with social issues such as global warming are increasing the demand for socially responsible investing,” said Frost & Sullivan Business & Financial Services Consultant Kavitha Chakravarthy. “Socially responsible investing is being considered for portfolio diversification by institutional investors. This is leading to the development of SRI markets globally. The demand for SRI products from institutional and retail investors is expected to drive the growth of the SRI markets.”

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