We often hear about how stockholders demanding a return on their investment drives the greed on Wall Street, which drives the short sightedness of corporations who can’t see beyond the next quarter.
Where does the money to drive this cycle of destruction come from? More than likely you. If you have money in a 401(k) or mutual fund you likely own a chunk of some of the largest corporations in the world.
Does that make you feel a little queasy? Do you feel those multi-nationals line up with your morals, standards and ethics?
There is another way to invest your money – socially conscience companies like the ones we’ve been profiling from SOCAP 2010. But how do you do that? Rob Thomas from Social(k) tells us how his company helps out.