Tag: SRI ESG

Court Blocks Illinois Sudan Law

February 26, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A federal judge in Illinois has thrown out as unconstitutional a 2005 Illinois law limiting pension investments and state banking business with Sudan-connected companies.

Colorado House Passes Sudan Divestment Bill

February 20, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Colorado state legislators last week unanimously passed what was described as the nation's toughest and most comprehensive legislation to help end the genocide in Sudan.

Northern Trust Launches Large Cap SRI Index

November 6, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Northern Trust has announced that Northern Trust Global Investments (NTGI) will now offer a Socially Responsible Large Cap Equity Index strategy designed to follow the performance of the Domini 400 Social Index.

SRI Asset Growth Outpaces Other Managed Investments

January 24, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Socially responsible investment (SRI) assets grew faster than the entire universe of managed assets in the United States during the last 10 years, according to the Social Investment Forum's fifth biennial report on SRI trends.

Study: No Proof UK SRI Equity Funds Boost Performance

January 4, 2005 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - UK money managers can certainly go the socially responsible equity fund investing (SRI) route if they want to please a client or to do "the right thing", but they shouldn't look for a performance boost in the process, according to a new research paper.

Gap Rates Suppliers on Social Issues

May 11, 2004 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - For the first time, a prominent national clothing retailer has publicly rated the way its overseas factories treat their employees.