ECCE webinar by Paul Smeets: Why do many retail investors buy SRI funds and do others stay away from

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EVENT DATE: 02-10-13 | Webinar |

In this webinar, dr. Paul Smeets will present his research on motivations of retail investors to buy socially responsible (SRI) mutual funds. He has been conducting research together with several national and international financial institutions including Robeco, Deutsche Bank and Triodos Bank. He will show that most retail investors expect lower financial returns on SRI funds than on conventional funds and this holds even for socially responsible investors. The main reason that investors buy SRI funds is because of their social preferences. These findings follow from a combination of administrative trading records, online experiments and surveys. Paul will also show how banks and mutual fund providers can develop financial products and marketing strategies that effectively target retail investors.

For more information see www.paulsmeets.eu

Title:     Why do many retail investors buy SRI funds and do others stay away from SRI?
Date:     Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Time:     4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CEST 

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