Here on Mad Money, we know investors can never ring the register for big profits if a virtuous, socially responsible portfolio is the ultimate goal. You want to save the world? Hold your nose, buy a tobacco company or an oil company, and then give your profits to Greenpeace.
To prove the point, Cramer compared a portfolio of 10 corporate citizen stocks from Stockpickr.com – which is half owned by TheStreet.com where Cramer is a co-founder and the biggest shareholder – as ranked by Corporate Responsibility Officer magazine with Charles Norton’s Vice Fund. (Norton is a colleague of Cramer’s at TheStreet.com.)
Here are the teams: