December 18th, 2002


Investments with women in mind

From a newsletter I get from IdealsWork...


Nearly half -- 43% -- of people with more than $500,000 in assets are women, and that number is growing. With that kind of financial clout, we figured there must be an investment fund that focused on women's issues. Turns out there is: The Women's Equity Mutual Fund (WEMF) was started nine years ago, and remains the only socially responsible mutual fund that places top priority on investing in companies that promote the social and economic status of women in the workplace. WEMF screens companies based on their policies towards female employees, and also considers their records on many other issues including the environment and human rights.

To learn more about the Women's Equity Mutual Fund, go to