Back to Finance Glossary | Previous PageSocial investment, also referred to as Socially Responsible Investing (SRI), is a broad-based approach to investing. The SRI approach recognizes that corporate responsibility and societal concerns are valid parts of investment decisions.
Social investing considers both the investor's financial needs and an investment’s impact on society. SRI investors encourage corporations to improve their practices on environmental, social, and governance issues.
Similar social investment approaches are mission investing, responsible investing, double or triple bottom line investing, ethical investing, sustainable investing, or green investing.
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