Growth funds tend to be more socially-responsible than value funds, according to a study released Feb. 24 by Morningstar of Chicago.

The study screened ten well-known domestic stock funds for holdings in tobacco, alcohol, gambling, nuclear power, military contracting and environmental issues. The study also looked for funds with stocks in firms highly-regarded for workplace diversity. The funds included three growth funds, two large-blend funds and five large-value funds.

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