Okay, this blog post is going to get me into a lot of trouble because I assert that… sin is relative. (Pause as audience gasps). The word “sin” (and, to a lesser degree, “vice”) is typically used to describe a religious position on the morality... Read More..
When God and Mammon Meet – Wall Street Journal (blog) Wall Street Journal (blog) When God and Mammon MeetWall Street Journal (blog)This means despite the good bankers of the Church trying to locate all sinful investments on the Church's balance sheet, it will be almost... Read More..
Green investment: is the writing on the wall for fossil fuels? – Greenwise Business Green investment: is the writing on the wall for fossil fuels?Greenwise BusinessJust as tobacco, alcohol and munitions have been shunned by church investment funds as sin stocks for years, polluting fossil... Read More..
Bob Crow's union makes thousands on the stock market – Telegraph.co.uk Telegraph.co.uk Bob Crow's union makes thousands on the stock marketTelegraph.co.ukMany groups do not invest in so-called 'sin–stocks' which include alcohol, tobacco and arms for ethical reasons. Other shareholdings include a £151,000 investment Scottish &... Read More..
In her Motley Fool article on vice stocks (from, like, WAAAAAAAY back in February), Alyce Lomax talks about why we should start exploring the idea of redefining what we call a “vice stock” (or “sin stock”). She includes a number of other stocks that might... Read More..
Ethics for the masses? – Money Marketing Ethics for the masses?Money MarketingHigh profile disasters such as the recent collapse of a clothing factory in Bangladesh make investors think twice before investing in retail – and sin stocks such as arms dealers, cigarette makers and gambling... Read More..