A new report on retail investors shows they are just as concerned about strategy as they are about performance.
More so than men, women want the companies they invest in to balance the needs of shareholders with employees and community.
It’s good news that most Australian retail investors would be prepared to accept lower financial returns in exchange for ethically and responsible corporate behaviour.
Demographic changes are making retail investors, on average, younger and more educated – with consequences for business.
The majority of Australian retail investors would accept lower financial returns if it meant companies they invested in always behaved ethically towards customers, employees, and community.
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