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Sunday, April 30, 2006

Principles for Responsible Investment

An international consortium of pension funds, holding assets of more than $2 trillion, has pledged to adhere to six "principles for responsible investment" that address environmental, social, and corporate governance issues. The underlying assumption is that these issues affect the long-term performance of their investment portfolios.
Mark Turner, "Pensions funds sign pact to ensure ethical investment," Financial Times, U.S. edition, 27 April 2006, 6.

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