Ethical bonds: a flight of fancy?

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People who have ethical views and concerns about the environment or social issues have not always been pictured in a flattering light. They are often described as goofy green activists or tree-hugging hippies, albeit with a wholesome and moral nature.

Even in the capital markets, this rather dismissive view is hard to shrug off: socially responsible investors are still seen as the quirky citizens of the mainstream fund industry. Though the market for socially responsible investment (SRI) is predo