November 24th, 2009 by Admin
By Christopher Gergen and Aaron K. Chatterji.
Originally posted in The Washington Times on November 18, 2009.
Industry consolidation through mergers and acquisitions sometimes can spell trouble for socially minded consumers and investors. As firms become larger and competitors become scarce, incentives can weaken to offer quality products at competitive prices and maintain socially responsible business practices. However, the recent consolidation of one industry, socially responsible investing, could deliver several benefits to those who care about social impact…(read more).