Investing With Conscience

Links to selected religious and general socially conscious mutual funds and indexes.

 

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Selected Socially Conscious Funds

General Social Screens

Ariel Mutual Funds

Screens out companies that profit from weapons, nuclear power, and tobacco. Supports the environment and employment.



Delaware Investments

The Fund does not knowingly invest in companies that engage in activities that damage the natural environment; produce nuclear power; design or construct nuclear power plants or manufacture equipment for the production of nuclear power; manufacture or contract for military weapons; are in the liquor, tobacco, or gambling industries; or conduct animal testing for cosmetics and personal care products.

Domini Social Investments

Funds screen out alcohol, tobacco, gambling, and nuclear power. Supports the environment, employment, and human rights.

Dreyfus Third Century

Supports the environment and employment. Screens out companies that profit from tobacco.



Eclipse Funds

The Ultra Short Term Fund screens out companies that profit from alcohol, tobacco, defense, nuclear power, and gambling.

Green Century Funds

Founded by respected nonprofit environmental advocacy organizations to encourage environmentally responsible corporate behavior. Also screens out companies that profit from weapons, alcohol, tobacco, gambling, and nuclear power.

IPS Funds

Screens out companies that profit from animal testing, alcohol, tobacco, and gambling. Supports the environment and human rights.

Pax World Funds

Suports the environment and employment. Screens out companies that profit from weapons, nuclear power, alcohol, tobacco, gambling, and other services.

Environmental Funds

Green Century Funds

Founded by respected nonprofit environmental advocacy organizations to encourage environmentally responsible corporate behavior. Also screens out companies that profit from weapons, alcohol, tobacco, gambling, and nuclear power.

New Alternatives Fund

Concentrates investments in environmental investment, renewable energy, fuel cells, recycling and energy conservation, and organic foods.

Funds Supporting Minorities or Women

DEM Equity Fund

Invests in domestic emerging markets, including companies domiciled in the United States and controlled by an African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic/Latino-American, or a woman.

Women's Equity Mutual Fund

Invests in companies that work to advance women's social and economic status. Also supports the environment, fair employment, and human rights, and screens out companies that profit from weapons, alcohol, tobacco, gambling, and nuclear power.

Good Business Practices

Citizens Funds

Invests in companies that promote diversity in the workforce.



Good Money.com's

complete list of socially responsible funds

, including many additional religious-based funds.

More socially conscious investing resources
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