Canadian Study challenges SRI underperformance myth

Source: Straight Goods, 22 March 2002

The first academic study of social investment returns in Canada disputes the conventional wisdom that socially responsible investment underperforms conventional investment. The study, entitled Socially Responsible Investing: Better for Your Soul or Your Bottom Line?, was carried out by Paul >>> read more

Evaluation of the ICC Charter for Sustainable Development

Source: ICC, 20 March 2002

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) launched its Business Charter for Sustainable Development in 1990. The Charter consisted of a short introduction and a set of 16 principles for environmental management and has been one of the most discussed ICC >>> read more

Annan Explores Global Compact with German Leaders

Source: Global Compact, 2 March 2002

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan met today with key leaders from the German business community and non-governmental organizations to encourage their continued participation in the Global Compact, his signature initiative to promote corporate citizenship and cooperative responses to the challenges >>> read more