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Adam Kanzer of Domini: "Let’s stop investing our retirement funds in lethal weapons"

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Author: A.C. Husson-Traore, Novethic [France] (copyright : www.novethic.fr)

La tuerie de Newport a ouvert aux Etats-Unis le débat sur la vente incontrôlée des armes. CalSTRS, l'un des plus grands fonds de pension dédié aux enseignants californiens, y participe. Il a annoncé début janvier qu'il cessait d'investir dans les entreprises qui fabriquent des armes , relançant ainsi le débat sur l'investissement éthique. [lire la suite: http://www.novethic.fr/novethic/isr_investissement_socialement_responsab...

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9 January 2013

Let’s stop investing our retirement funds in lethal weapons

Author: Adam Kanzer, Managing Director and General Counsel of Domini Social Investments, in Reuters Great Debate

Unlike other national tragedies fueled in part by investment decisions – the BP disaster immediately comes to mind – the Newtown massacre has prompted an important and overdue debate about the role of investment in our society. Your IRA is at the heart of that debate. [refers to Cerberus, Freedom Group, Vanguard, Smith & Wesson, Sturm Ruger, Olin]

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