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2015 Canadian responsible investment trends report / : Canadian responsible investment trends report

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Responsible investment (RI) is the integration of environmental, social and governance factors (ESG) into the selection and management of investments. [...] Responsible Investment Strategies In an effort to clarify and standardize the language used to describe RI strategies, we have aligned our definitions with the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and our partner organizations in the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance (GSIA). [...] The most comparable recent Canadian data on impact investing is published in growth of the impact State of the Nation: Impact Investing in Canada.4 Comparing its 2012 data with our 2013 data, we observe 9.5% growth of the impact investment industry over one year. [...] Retail RI Assets Retail investors are the historical foundation of RI in Canada and remain a strong and growing force in the market. [...] Although foundation of RI in there are no examples of dedicated impact investment vehicles in the Canadian mutual fund market, Meritas SRI Funds allocates 2% of its assets to community-focused impact investments.

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environment economics economy water finance investment canada business ethics mutual funds investments securities impact investing values society market and exchange invest investor investment management bond (finance) climate bond environmental, social and corporate governance esg investment managers impact investment responsible investment impact investments

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