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Many investors could increase profits and assemble a portfolio more in accord with their personal values if they actively managed their own investments. This opportunity is in part due to the vast resources of the web. But particular knowledge is also essential for successful do-it-yourself (DIY) ethical investing.
As investors increasingly grapple with how to assess “sustainable” business practices and their impact on corporate performance, a new non-profit organization has launched to develop sustainability accounting standards for use by publicly listed U.S. companies in their disclosure statements to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Citing the “continued confusion, uneven quality and opacity” of proliferating ratings for corporate sustainability programs, a new non-profit initiative has been launched to develop a generally-accepted “framework” for sustainability ratings worldwide.