How doctors can invest ethically


Dr Sam is female, young, intelligent and works as a GP. She is just the sort of person the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) predicts will avoid socially harmful investments and instead seek out socially beneficial investments

Dr Sam is not alone. RIAA research from 2017 shows Australians increasingly expect financial markets to play a socially constructive role.

More than 50% of investors want their investment monies to support socially beneficial sectors, such as emerging new technologies — particularly in health,