Ethical Investment can be seen as falling into the ‘nice-to-have’ but not essential category. This paper seeks to raise awareness of the fundamental importance of ethical investing and to increase the familiarity with the concept of ‘sustainable’ investment. It includes a brief history of the topic and outlines a number of approaches that can be used to help counter assumptions that it simply involves excluding ‘sin stocks’.
“The focus for 2017 could well be sustainable investing. Turn to page 44 for a masterful analysis of the issues surrounding sustainable investing written by Quintin Rayer, Chartered FCSI, who brings his academic verve – he has a doctorate in physics from Oxford University – to bear on this complex but rewarding subject” George Littlejohn, editor of CISI Review of Financial Markets
Q G Rayer (2017), Exploring ethical and sustainable investing, CISI, The Review of Financial Markets, issue 12, p44-49, January 2017.
Q G Rayer (2017), Exploring ethical and sustainable investing, CISI, The Review of Financial Markets, issue 12, p4-10, January 2017, available online at: http://www.cisi.org/cisiweb2/cisi-news/the-review-article/review-of-financial-markets-january-2017.