Eighty-four percent of 401(k) sponsors surveyed by Mercer and the U.S. SIF Foundation (formerly known as the Social Investment Forum Foundation) believe that sustainable and socially responsible investing (SRI) funds will either hold steady or grow in the next five years.

Additionally, according to the report, “Opportunities for Sustainable and Responsible Investing in U.S. Defined Contribution Plans,” 14% of sponsors currently offer one or more SRI options, and 13% are either planning to offer them or are thinking about offering them within the next two to three years.

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