Deseret News best of 2012: Financial responsibility

Published: Thursday, Dec. 27 2012 11:11 p.m. MST

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In the 1980s, Amy Domini was working as a Boston stockbroker when she realized something that surprised her: while all of her clients were interested in making a profit, many had ethical boundaries which kept them from investing in certain businesses.

Some clients avoided tobacco companies, for example, because a loved one had died of lung cancer. Others wouldn't invest in lumber companies because of a love of birding.

Such was the impetus for the Domini 400, the first index of “socially responsible” stocks.

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