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Investment analysis - Portfolio

As I am beginning to review investments in one's own portfolio, when you realize that a carbon footprint is connected to the investment is relatively large, but the oil company stock also pays for the family vacations each year. The company's website also states that it uses a high percentage of the profits to invest in green and renewable fuels. Does one keep the stock or sell? Why? What principles did you apply in making this decision? Also, how does one check the credibility of the company and its website? I am not familiar or understand this process. Any insight would greatly help me in planning a future investment.

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First, in reviewing the components of your portfolio, you must refer to your investment policy statement (IPS). An IPS outlines the rules governing the portfolio including which investment should be included (e.g., what types of companies), target allocation percentages for industries for example, and ...

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This solution explains the principles behind investing in green energy and renewable fuel sources.