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Domini Equity Funds Outperform Benchmarks for 2013

At Domini, we believe it’s possible to make money and make a difference at the same time.

We are pleased to report that the Domini Social Equity Fund and the Domini International Social Equity Fund both outperformed their benchmarks for 2013. The Domini Social Equity Fund – Investor shares (DSEFX) returned 32.85%, beating out the S&P 500 Index, which returned 32.39%. Meanwhile, the Domini International Social Equity Fund – Investor shares (DOMIX) outperformed its benchmark by more than 2%, returning 25.77% versus 23.29% for the MSCI EAFE Index.

Each of the Domini Funds pursues an innovative strategy that combines our expertise with the strength of a financial submanager. Domini is responsible for the development and application of each Fund’s social and environmental standards. In addition, we engage with companies in our equity fund portfolios to encourage improvements in their social and environmental performance. Wellington Management Company is responsible for the Domini Social Equity Fund and Domini International Social Equity Fund’s financial standards and portfolio construction.

Average Annual Total Returns as of 12/31/13
1-Year 32.85%
25.77% 23.29%
3-Year 14.22% 16.18% 10.07% 8.66%
5-Year 18.09% 17.94% 13.80% 12.96%
10-Year 6.15% 7.40% n/a n/a
Since Inception* 8.56% 9.34% 0.56% 2.40%
* DSEFX: 6/3/1991, DOMIX: 12/27/2006