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How to explain the performance of a Socially Responsible Investment (SRI)?

ESCEM Many studies conclude that there’s no financial penalty to invest in Socially Responsible Investment Funds which can explain its important expansion. These results are contrary with the modern portfolio Theory. Aim of this paper is to explain these performances. According to us, liquidity constraint contributes to a less rigorous selection of values and a better performance.

Table of content:

  • Definitions and performance of a socially responsible investment
    • Typology of SRI funds
    • Performance analysis
  • Origins of the SRI performance
    • Virtue to serve performance
    • The methodology in questions
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography


Source: part of an article published in "Management et Avenir", special issue on HERMES-OSR findings and results, by Erwan Le Saout and Corinne Buscot from ESCEM (Tours and Poitiers, France).

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