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Responsible investments worth their weight in gold

More funds are seeking to do good while making money

In his October policy address, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen called for the development of an Islamic bond market in Hong Kong.

Sunday, 23 December, 2007, 12:00am

Responsible investments worth their weight in gold

More funds are seeking to do good while making money

In his October policy address, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen called for the development of an Islamic bond market in Hong Kong.

Sharia-compliant funds are designed to appeal to Muslims and invest only in companies that adhere to a specific set of values codified in Islamic law.

23 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Wealthy Asian investors number one in caring

Aglobal report suggests that wealthy Asian investors are leading the world when it comes to socially responsible investment (SRI).

The World Wealth Report from Merrill Lynch and Capgemini indicates that Asian high-net-worth individuals are allocating 10 to 15 per cent of their portfolios to SRI strategies compared with 6 to 8 per cent in other locations.

26 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Von Burens support Buddhist group

Asian artisans the Von Buren family of Lotus Arts de Vivre have made their mark all over the world, having tempted the likes of Goldie Hawn, Elizabeth Taylor, Roman Polanski and Shirley Bassey.

Until next Monday, the Von Buren brothers, Sri and Niklas, are at the Kee Club celebrating their 20th anniversary - in which they have marked everything 60 per cent off.

9 Jun 2004 - 12:00am