Socially Responsible and Sustainable Investing

  • Mark Anthony Camilleri


Socially responsible investment (SRI) is the practice of incorporating social and environmental goals into investment decisions. Therefore, SRI is a strategy that encourages corporate practices that promote social responsibility and laudable initiatives such as impact investing, shareholder advocacy and community investing (Guay, Doh, & Sinclair, 2004; Sparkes & Cowton, 2004; Schueth, 2003). The rationale behind SRI is to consider both financial return as well as responsible investments for societal development. Its goals are based upon environmental issues, human rights, community involvement and labour relations (Friedman & Miles, 2001; Ooi & Lajbcygier, 2013; Sparkes, 2003).


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  • Mark Anthony Camilleri
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  1. 1.Department of Corporate CommunicationUniversity of MaltaMsidaMalta

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