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Integrating Environmental, Social and Governance Issues Into Institutional Investment: A Handbook for Colleges and Universities

Authors: Terra Lawson-Remer, Lisa Sachs, and Morgan Simon
August 2007
Amnesty International USA

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Over $2.29 trillion in assets are currently managed using one or more strategies that consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. This means that one out of every ten dollars under professional management in the United States today is involved in some form of ESG investing.

Shareholders have both the right and the responsibility to demand that the companies in which they are invested adopt effective corporate governance policies, adhere to international human rights norms, and take precautionary measures to prevent costly environmental catastrophes.

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