Corporate Responsibility and Supporting the Military – A foot in both camps?

A couple of weeks back I received a request from an SRI to confirm whether any of our products and services supported military activity related to weapons delivery. Some SRIs, or specific funds within them, rule out investing in companies that have military involvement as a service for investors who want to avoid investing in such activities.

At a meeting later that same day, one of the topics discussed amongst the companies present was corporate philanthropic support for services to the members of the armed forces. Many in the general public are very supportive of companies that support our people …

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