STEARNS AND SPIEGEL: Ethical investment in the Congo

March 23, 2012 • 3
Imagine the following situation: A businessman runs a profitable company, providing much-needed employment to the economy. An integral part of the business, however, consists of paying off thugs who terrorize the community, stealing and raping at will. Would you invest in this business? This is essentially the question that the Yale Corporation and other investors »