Socially Responsible Investment Funds

socially responsible investment funds

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Socially Responsible Investment Funds are gaining interest with consumers. So in this blog post I’ll share some of the more common socially responsible investment fund options that individual investors can pursue. While responsible investment funds is a relatively new investing niche it is rapidly gaining steam. And for good reason…

In case you’re new to the topic, socially responsible investment funds seek to allocate investor capital into socially responsible investments. So what makes a socially responsible investment?

Well it’s a good question. And in the case of each fund it usually differs a little bit. But the gist of the concept is…

These funds only invest in companies that are tackling social or environmental challenges. A lot of the companies in these socially responsible funds might be related to clean energy, low-cost water purification, micro-finance, renewable fuels and fats… and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. If you’re curious to learn a little more about socially responsible investing check out the US Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investing to get up to speed on the basics.

And to be clear, socially responsible investing is not some sort of charity case. Most of these socially responsible investing funds are run by major capital market players. This is all about funding sustainability that is already showing shareholder (and stakeholder) returns. Now, let’s take a lot the most popular socially responsible investment funds…

List of Popular Socially Responsible Investment Funds:

These socially responsible investment funds are some of the most popular I could find online. Keep in mind I don’t have personal experience with these products but they seem to be the ones that are top of mind to investors. If you want to invest directly in ethically-run companies, then read this list of the top 50 socially responsible companies. Most of these companies are Canadian but a lot of them have American traded stock equivalents.  You can also check out the companies at the top of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.

So there you have it! If you’re looking for socially responsible investment funds hopefully the list above will shave some time off your research. If you do go ahead and investment in these socially responsible funds I encourage you to leave a note in the comments section below – we’d love to hear your experience!

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