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Doing Good and Doing Well: Faith-based Investing Converts the Skeptics

By: for Religion News Services on June 1, 2017
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James Ryan, left, and Andrew Sieg investment specialists (RNS photo by David Gibson)

Sister Patricia Daly is a Dominican nun who has been lobbying corporations to be socially responsible for so long that she has a rich trove of stories about battling recalcitrant execs and pushing faith-based resolutions at shareholder meetings.

But one of her favorites dates from just a few years ago when she was at a conference on human trafficking and an official from General Electric addressed the gathering.

“For many years if anyone from General Electric would see Sister Pat on the streets of New York they would cross the street to avoid her,” the GE executive recalled. “Today, I knew she was going to be here and I looked for her at breakfast.”

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