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Sam El Barouki serves as Director of Client Relations for Polaris Energy.

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UKSIF: Promoting Sustainability in the Financial Sector

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Sam Barouki is an international business professional with a substantial history in banking and financial advisement. He is currently completing doctorate-level graduate work in the field of business administration. Previously, he served as Director of Client Relations at Polaris Energy. While at Polaris, Sam Barouki was active with the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association, or UKSIF, a membership network that promotes responsible investment and financial management in the United Kingdom and throughout the world.

Following the model established by the first social investment forum in the United States, the initial British retail ethical fund was launched in 1984. Seven years later, UKSIF had its official debut in London. Today, UKSIF is a leading force in the effort to make the UK financial sector a world leader in the advancement of green development and healthy investment practices.

The organization supports its mission by fighting for policy reform and giving its individual members the information and tools necessary to support effective business operations that are both responsible and sustainable. Its vision of a transparent and ethical financial services industry is shared by geographically focused investment partnership organizations throughout Europe, North America, Africa, Asia, and Australasia.

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Written by sambarouki

April 16, 2013 at 7:02 am