updated Sun. February 25, 2024
March 13, 2018
State Street declined to comment. Some social-investing specialists say divestment still has a key role. Amy Domini, a pioneer of the movement, recalls that in the 1980s divestment helped end apartheid in South Africa. Domini, whose Domini Impact Investments manages $2.4 billion, sees parallels today.
U.S. News & World Report
February 28, 2018
"I guess there is someone at Glock who prefers to invest in funds that wouldn't buy a gun manufacturer," said Amy Domini, a founder of the Domini Impact Funds. "I'm a big believer that individuals should have choice." (Reporting by Tim McLaughlin in Boston; Editing by Matthew Lewis). Copyright 2018ÃâÃÂ ...
February 27, 2018
BOSTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Some of the largest U.S. asset managers profiting directly from gunmakers' retirement plans are siding with the investment needs of workers while they review ways to address the sort of gun violence that left 17 dead at a Florida high school. As a growing list of U.S. companiesÃâÃÂ ...
February 22, 2018
Amy Domini, whose company developed the first index with standards that exclude gun makers, tobacco companies and others, said the issue may be seeing a turning point given the national outcry after the Florida shootings. "You get the sense that finally people are beginning to look at every tool in theirÃâÃÂ ...
Boston Business Journal
February 8, 2018
In 1990, a local investment manager named Amy Domini helped create the Domini 400 Social Index, one of the first index funds to screen for socially and environmentally friendly companies. Though it's been around for decades, ESG investing is in many ways only now becoming mainstream. The amountÃâÃÂ ...
September 26, 2017
Furniture giant IKEA grinds through 16 million metric tons of pulp and timber per year, but it's pledged that, come 2020, all of that material will either be made of recycled material or certified as being sustainably harvested. More importantly, the company is well on its way to achieving that goal, according toÃâÃÂ ...
Kiplinger Personal Finance
August 1, 2017
They are designed to track two MSCI indexes—one for domestic stocks and one for foreign stocks—that meet ESG criteria. And there are many other SRI indexes. The KLD 400 index, created by three SRI pioneers—Peter Kinder, Steve Lydenberg and Amy Domini—was the basis of much SRI investing in the early decades.
July 21, 2017
Amy Domini, founder and CEO of Domini Social Investments, which launched its first fund in 1991 and now has three funds with $1.6 billion in assets, says that not only are these issues here to stay, but she agrees that in the current political environment some clients see their investments as a more potentÃâÃÂ ...
July 7, 2017
... former managing director at Soros Fund Management, and Luc Bomans, a former JPMorgan Chase executive vice president and former CEO of the Euroclear Securities Clearing System. Numerous leaders in the impact investing community also signed the letter, including Amy Domini and Robert Zevin.
April 14, 2016
A Big Conundrum: Wall Street's gender bias is a reflection of society's gender bias, but both are illogical from a performance perspective, writes Amy Domini, founder of Domini Social Investments and partner in The Sustainability Group. Women are not trusted to run portfolios – research shows only 10% ofÃâÃÂ ...
Triple Pundit (blog)
April 15, 2015
AmyDomini-photo1 By Amy Domini. “Women and Investing.” The feminist in me is struggling. The suggestion of a special category implies a difference, and a difference, when it comes to women, tends to mean a weakness. Women and the sciences, women and sports, the debates about women's powersÃâÃÂ ...
December 16, 2013
Back in 1990, Amy Domini launched one of the earliest stock indexes aimed at helping investors align their money with their consciences. It was still a novel idea on Wall Street at the time to suggest that doing well financially was compatible with doing good in the world. “It's an exciting time to be part of thisÃâÃÂ ...
November 16, 2013
Aligning one's investments with one's values is always a challenge. Nonetheless, an ever growing number of people, pension plans, and institutions are doing just that, albeit in several different ways. Some invest in any old thing, but use the fact of being invested to leverage pointed conversations withÃâÃÂ ...
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