06.07.2011

Market facts about socially responsible investing (SRI)

Here is what Wikipedia says about this booming market in Europe and the US:
  • Assets in the US of $2.71 trillion in 2007 ($3 trillion estimated for 2011)
  • It may around 11% of US assets involved in socially responsible investing
  • Assets in Europe €1.6 trillion in 2007
  • Government-controlled funding plays a central role
  • Socially responsible mutual funds have grown from $12 billion in 1995 to $179 billion
  • There are more than $1.9 trillion in socially screened separate account
  • $441 billion (2003) are in portfolios controlled by investors
  • In a recent 8 year period, the Domini 400 Social Index – a benchmark that measures the impact of social screening on financial performance – returned 18.54% vs. 16.95% for the S&P 500.

More to read: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socially_responsible_investing

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