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12
Oct

Let's get ethical: which saving and investment products allow you to do good and STILL make a healthy return?

By Myron Jobson
With Good Money Week in full swing, we mark the ethical investment campaign with a look at the green opportunities that can make you a healthy return.   Socially responsible investments have become more commonplace in the investment universe, thanks to an uptick in demand.  
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11
Oct

Good Money Week to celebrate its 10th year

Good Money Week, the campaign to help grow and raise awareness of sustainable, responsible and ethical finance, celebrates its tenth anniversary next week, 8th – 14th October 2017. Launched in 2008, Good Money Week (known as National Ethical Investment Week (NEIW) until 2014) is coordinated by UKSIF – the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association. Full press release here
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11
Oct

Two-thirds of UK investors never offered ethical opportunities

By Chris Seekings, The Actuary
That is according to new research published by Triodos Bank, which shows that 54% would not even know where to go to find out about them. This is despite the fact that 64% of investors would like to support companies that make a positive contribution to society and the environment. “The fact that two-thirds of investors have never been offered sustainable and responsible investment opportunities suggests a worrying disconnect,” 3D Investing director, John Fleetwood said.
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11
Oct

PA ANALYSIS: Why did The People’s Trust fail to launch?

By Adam Lewis, Portfolio Advisor
Given the enormous amount of attention Daniel Godfrey’s proposed launch of The People’s Trust received, it seemed a cruel irony the announcement it had failed to gather enough assets to be viable came in the middle of Good Money Week.
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11
Oct

How to make money the guilt-free way

By Simon Read, Yahoo Finance UK
Do you care how your money is used? Jacqui Furneaux does. The adventurer has ridden around the world on a classic motorbike and says her experiences have helped her focus on making sure that she’s comfortable with whatever she does.
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10
Oct

Former Leicester schoolboy comes top of poll for new face on new £20 note

By Adrian Troughton, Leicester Mercury
Sir David Attenborough has topped a poll of ‘ethical champions’ people most want to see on the new £20 note. New national research has seen the world-famous naturalist, who was brought up in former Leicester, gain 40 percent of the votes. Full article here.
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10
Oct

When good investor behaviour pays off

By Darius McDermot, FT Advisor
This Best In Class column looks at Standard Life Investments UK Ethical fund. The VW emissions scandal, Sports Direct's poor treatment of employees and Trump’s tearing up of the Climate Change Agreement have all highlighted, in different ways, what the implications of corporate, social and environmental responsibility (or the failure thereof) can be.  
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10
Oct

BLOG: how to get involved in responsible and ethical investing

By Darius McDermott, YourMoney.com
Good Money Week, which runs from 8 to 14 October this year, provides investors with a great opportunity to think about how they can invest and make a difference at the same time.
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10
Oct

Providers told to push responsible investing

By Aamina Zafar, FT Adviser
Providers must up their game in communicating the benefits of investing responsibly or miss an open goal, The Wisdom Council has warned. Research released today (10 October) by the financial services consumer engagement specialist found wording plays a key role in engaging investors.
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10
Oct

SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH FAVOURITE TO BE ON NEW £20 NOTE

By Pukaar News
Is it any surprise that national treasure, Sir David Attenborough has has topped the list of ‘ethical champions’ Brits want to see on the next £20 pound note? The broadcaster and naturalist fought off competition to receive a staggering number of votes. The research, conducted by YouGov on behalf of Good Money Week, showed that 40 per cent of the 2,128 people who were asked, said Sir David was their first choice.
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