Article examines global health policies and burden of disease on men

Monday, May 20, 2013

Socially responsible investing has long been associated with avoiding companies in “vice businesses” like alcohol, tobacco and weapons.

Yet managers at socially conscious funds say screening companies based on how they treat workers is just as important, especially in light of the April collapse of a factory building in Bangladesh that killed more than 1,200 people.

In every region of the world men die at a younger age than women and the smallest decline in global mortality rates over the past 40 years has been experienced by young men aged 25-39 years.

Source: Economic Times (link opens in a new window)