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Recycling, donating to charity, eating organic, signing petitions—there are many ways you make a difference. But none of them was ever this profitable.

Welcome to socially responsible investing, a growing trend in which investors only buy investments that align with their values.

Nearly one out of every eight dollars managed by professional investors today is involved in socially conscious investing—and every investor is different. That’s why, from green funds to “no-cigarettes-or-alcohol-allowed” policies, there’s a type of social investing for every persuasion: liberal or conservative, rich or modest means, active or passive.

So if you’re ready to get your investments lined up with your life, read on to find out how you can become a socially responsible investor.

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