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“State Street Global Advisors Expands Suite of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) ETFs” – Business Wire – October 25, 2016

In a press release distributed by Business Wire on October 25, 2016 State Street Global Advisors announced:  “SPDR MSCI EAFE Fossil Fuel Reserves Free ETF (EFAX) and the SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets Fossil Fuel Reserves Free ETF (EEMX) began trading on the NYSE Arca. Developed to address growing client demand for ESG strategies and help […]

“Does Socially Responsible Investing Actually Work” – US News & World Report – October 21, 2016

On October 21, 2016 an article published in US News & World Report asks whether socially responsible investing actually works.  The inconclusive answer found by the author may be a result of incomplete analysis.  First, the author focuses almost exclusively on exclusion and fails to note that there are several other common SRI strategies, such […]