The number of people, especially baby-boomers and millennials, asking how climate change and other environmental, social and company governance (ESG) issues will affect their investments is growing. They hear about these issues in the news and look for informed advice on the impact of their investment.
‘Good Money’ is money that considers ESG issues as well as seeking a financial return. Some people in the City call it 'Responsible Investment' or 'RI' too.
The business benefits of ‘good money’!
•Provides investment opportunities in growing industries e.g. renewable energy, electric vehicles, cyber security and meat alternatives.
•Provides investments which match client values and concerns, fulfilling your "Know Your Customer" obligation e.g. exclusion of tobacco, pornography and the arms industry.
“The healthy returns on ethical funds in recent years have kept my assets under management growing and growing.......and hence my income too”
Julian Parrott, partner, Ethical Futures
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FUN FACT! Lots of research says RI boosts corporate performance and is at worst neutral.
ANOTHER FUN FACT! There are over 80 UK funds to choose from in all major asset classes: UK and international equity, fixed income, property and more.
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Public Attitudes to 'good money' Report 2017
Why Good Money is Good Business (infographic)
Good Money Week Guide for financial advisers