‘Bad’ investments put charity donations at risk, warns YouGov poll for Good Money Week
- 11 October 2017 Poll for Good Money Week finds 77% of UK public said they would be unlikely to donate to a charity if its endowments or other assets were invested contrary to its mission.
- Strong warning from “Grey” pound with 84% of over 55s unlikely to donate to charities, who invest in companies that worked against their mission, compared to 68% of adults under 24.
- 54% of UK public (and 60% of over 55s) back a new law to mandate charities to offer donors details of the companies in which they invest.
- 71% of UK public think charity assets should only be invested in companies that pay the national living wage.