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We often talk about screening your portfolio as a way to align your values with your investments. We call that divesting of those investments – choosing not to invest in business practices you disagree with. There is another way to let companies know how you feel about the way they do business: PROTESTING. Our guest this month has authored over 80 shareholder resolutions concerning pornography, religious bigotry, fetal tissue research, abortifacient drugs, corporate donations to Planned Parenthood and other charities whose policies undermine family values.
Tom Strobhar is considered to be one of the most influential and widely published writers on the subject of morally responsible investments. Listen in to hear how he has been instrumental in changing corporate policies at American Express, AT&T, Berkshire Hathaway, General Mills, Target Stores, and others.
During the interview Tom mentions the organization Life Decision International. You can learn more at www.fightpp.org.