A consortium of 15 mutual fund and asset management firms has agreed to boycott the purchase of securities of Mitsubishi International of Tokyo. The group of investment advisers followed the recommendation of the International Fund for Animal Welfare, an advocacy group based in Yarmouth Port, Mass. The fund urged the actions against Mitsubishi because of a proposed salt production plant the company plans to build in Baja California, Mexico that the fund says will harm wildlife.

The consortium includes: Calvert Group of Bethesda, Md., Citizens Funds of Portsmouth, N.H., Crown Futures of Fairfield, Iowa, Domini Social Investments of Boston, Everest Asset Management of Fairfield, Iowa, First Affirmative Financial Network, a division of Walnut Street Advisors of St. Louis, Mo., Green Century Fund of Boston, Miller Howard Investments of Woodstock, N.Y., MMA (Mennonite Mutual Aid) Praxis Fund Group of Goshen, Ind., Parnassus Funds of San Francisco, Calif., Pax World Funds of Portsmouth, N.H., Prentiss Smith & Co. of Brattleboro, Vt. and Trillium Asset Management, Walden Asset Management and Winslow Management, all of Boston.

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