Is the buyer of a global mutual fund responsible for how the companies in that fund treat their employees and the environment?

That question was tackled last week in New York by a panel of industry experts brought together by Harper's magazine. The publication devoted its February cover to the ethics of investing in emerging markets-that is, whether it's possible to make money while satisfying one's social conscience.

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