Ethical Equity

Mount Murray Investment Ethical Charter
 

Our principles for selecting companies whose ethically sound practices and offerings drive sustainable sales, profits and competitive positioning consistent with a low-carbon, prosperous, equitable, healthy and safe society:

– Activities which contribute to human dignity, liberty, empowerment, education and health;

– Activities that combat climate change and develop clean, accessible, affordable, efficient and renewable resource use;

– The amelioration of wasteful or polluting practices and responsible production and consumption;

– The production of high quality, safe and properly presented products and services;

– The development of appropriate habitat and transportation and other infrastructures that provide life-easing services;

– The responsible development of human capital with regards to fair employment conditions, including: remuneration; compatibility of job with family; education and upgrading of skills; support of employees’ participation in the ownership and decision making of their work organization; workplaces fostering diversity, inclusion and respect for a person’s individuality;

– Operations that harmonize with and contribute to local community;

– The preservation and improvement of endangered species and ecosystems;

– The respect and well being of animals;

– The development of sustainable technology and science and the encouragement of invention and innovation;

– Financial market practices consistent with allocation of capital for a positive secular shift to sustainability;

– Good business ethics.