Socially Responsible Index Funds: No Guns, Cigarettes or Sky-High Carbon Footprints.
Plenty of mutual funds include shares in a wide range of so-called “sin stocks.”
They include weapons manufacturers, cigarette companies, alcoholic beverage businesses, casinos and companies associated with pornography.
Most index funds include such stocks. That’s why some investors shun index funds. Instead, they favor specific actively managed funds categorized as socially responsible or sustainable.
If you’re an American who would like to build a socially responsible investment portfolio…
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