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HSBC and Swiss Life in September, Aviva last week … The launches of so-called "responsible" financial products – with regard to employees or the environment – follow one another. The Actionnaria * show, the largest European trade show dedicated to individual shareholders, taking place this week in Paris, now devotes a place of choice to this type of investment in a space titled, in all sobriety, "Investing to change the world. ! ". Beyond speeches, this is what really "responsible" finance covers.

What is Socially Responsible Investment (SRI)?

It is the name more and more accepted for all the movement of the finance which boasts of being ethical, citizen or still durable. "Responsible finance is the one that makes sense and is concerned with the general interest", summarizes Grégoire Cousté, General Delegate of the Forum for Responsible Investment (FIR), a think tank. Clearly, these are investments that take into account not only the financial position of the company, but also its so-called ESG criteria such as environmental (waste management, greenhouse gas emissions, etc.), social (training staff, respect for the right of employees, etc.) and governance (independence of the board of directors, etc.).

Marketing coup or real contribution?

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"data-reactid =" 28 ">" In socially responsible investment, there is food and drink, with a lot of green paint, "says Christian Carrega, CEO of Préfon, an association that manages retirement savings the way in which the securities on which it is advisable to invest are selected. "The majority of outstandings are managed on the basis of best in class Says Bertille Knuckey of Sycomore Asset Management. Kesako? Instead of building financial products thought (…) Read more on LeParisien.fr

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