The current pandemic and its impact on markets reminds us of the economic crisis of 2009-2010. Leaving aside for the experts the question of whether the pandemic has triggered or will trigger an economic crisis leading to a recession, the current volatility of financial markets is raising questions for charitable organizations and foundations about how to manage their investments and whether they can (and/or should) be contributing to the federal and provincial governments’ current strategy to spend, spend, spend.
Ethical Investing: Social Good Ahead of Profits
by Arthur Drache Most investment fund managers have a single goal…to produce the best return on the funds under their control. Most also are subject to guidelines set by clients. These guidelines are usually associated with the quality of companies which are being considered, their size and the market within which they operate. But many […]