Science – Future of Lithuania / Mokslas – Lietuvos Ateitis, Vol 1, No 3 (2009)

International Socially Responsible Investment Funds

Modestas Plakys


The study deals with socially responsible investment funds as the type of investment funds universe. European and USA market for socially responsible investment funds is presented. The dynamics of assets under the management and number of these funds in the market are considered. The approaches for socially responsible investments are studied and reasons for increased interest in such investments are named. The main reasons why the global socially responsible funds become more and more popular are: an increase of interest of community in socially responsible companies, in problems regarding climate and environment changes, in government attitude towards alternative energy and investments of private and public pension funds.

Article in Lithuanian

Article in: English

Article published: 2011-04-11

Keyword(s): socially responsible investment funds; investment; shares; investor

DOI: 10.3846/153

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Science – Future of Lithuania / Mokslas – Lietuvos Ateitis ISSN 2029-2341, eISSN 2029-2252
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