Ethical Investing Takes Off

Ethical Investing Takes Off

Sheridan residents with retirement accounts tied up in the stock market are having a tough week.

The Dow Jones closed at its lowest point since last November on Monday, and while recovery has been slow, some investors are re-thinking where they want to put their money. Financial adviser at Better World Investments based in Boulder, Colorado, Ritu Henningsen, says social responsibility is a growing consideration among investors.

Henningsen says she's seen a growing trend in socially responsible investing.

The vetting process for designated “socially responsible” companies is at the discretion of the individual investing firm.

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