Adding Do-Good Stocks to the Stocking

There are some great ways to give wonderful gifts this holiday season that also help some of the world’s poorest and most disadvantaged. If you got the hand-woven baskets from Tanzania for Aunt May last year, the enameled jewelry from Morocco already adorns Cousin Betty’s ears, and you purchased a goat for an Ethiopian farmer in the name of Uncle George in 2008, what about giving them some socially conscious corporate love this year? Buy them stock in a company that’s doing good for the world’s downtrodden.

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