Can you make good returns from ethical investing?
It's Good Money Week, where people are encouraged to think about the companies they put their money into and the investment choices they make. And this includes the issue of so-called ethical investing.
Research by investment company Architas has revealed that, over a 10-year period, 21 out of the 39 ethical equity funds on the market beat the Ftse All Share, including dividends reinvested.
The Ftse All Share has returned 58.8% over the five years to September 30, compared to the Ftse4Good UK benchmark of 63.5%.
The Ftse4Good Global benchmark has returned 111.1% over the same period compared to 95.6% for the MSCI World index.