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Portland Business Journal: 'Do-not-buy' lists could shape future Portland city investments

July 17, 2014 | Portland city leaders could soon tap the expertise of a vendor that crafts lists of socially responsible investments.

The city’s Socially Responsible Investments Committee plans to recommend to the Portland City Council that Portland purchase research reports from an environmental, social and governance data research vendor. The “do-not–buy list” would apply to future investment purchases only.

A report on the recommendations did not offer any specifics into how much the list would cost. Committee members did, though, agree that “corporate investments” in general deliver high yields for the city, and merit further investment strategies. READ FULL ARTICLE