Socially Responsible Investing
Publication Date: May 2009
Publisher(s): National Center for Policy Analysis (U.S.)
Keywords: funds; S&P 500; investing; pension funds
Coverage: United States
Socially responsible investing (SRI) is the practice of
choosing stocks, bonds or mutual funds based on political, religious or social values. This investment strategy can be hazardous to an individual's portfolio, and if followed by state and local employee pension funds can adversely affect thousands of people's retirement incomes.