Europe

“When ethical ETFs aren’t ethical” – Investors Chronicle – July 28, 2016

An article published on July 28, 2016 in Investors Chronicle analyzes the composition of a number of ethical or socially responsible exchange traded funds (ETFs) traded on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and finds that in some cases the ETF holds stocks that one would assume to be excluded.  The article notes companies in developed […]

“European Union Passes Conflict Minerals Legislation” – Source Intelligence – June 16, 2016

According to an article published on June 16, 2016 on Source Intelligence:  “(o)n Wednesday, June 15th, The European Union (EU) agreed to outline a deal to facilitate a focus on transparency in the supply chain. This legislation concerns the sourcing of conflict minerals, not just in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but from high-risk […]