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29
Sep

REVEALED: MONEY “MORE AWKWARD” FOR UK WOMEN TO DISCUSS WITH PEERS THAN PERIODS

New research finds that while periods, mental health and sexual orientation, formerly considered ‘taboo topics’, are now openly discussed by British women, personal finance an “awkward topic” for women to talk about with their peers. The research, conducted for Good Money Week, has found that nearly a quarter of women in the UK (23%) find discussing personal finance with their peers awkward, compared with the likes of mental health (12%) and sexual orientation (10%).
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29
Sep

REVEALED: J.K. ROWLING TOPS LIST OF UK’S FEMALE FINANCIAL ROLE MODELS

New research finds that multi-millionaire Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling, well known for her philanthropy, has topped a list of ‘financial female role models in the public eye’ But while Rowling topped the list, nearly half of Brits (45%) admitted they couldn’t think of a single good female financial role model in the public eye
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29
Sep

Finance industry urged to appeal to more female investors this Good Money Week

Research conducted by Good Money Week has found that 58% of women don’t think financial institutions understand them and their needs In fact, over a third of UK adults (35%) believe the financial industry tends to target men over women As a result, financial institutions are being urged to appeal to more women as part of an initiative by Good Money Week, 29th September – 5th October 2018
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11
Oct

COMING SOON: THE ETHICAL INVESTMENT REVOLUTION

The ‘millennial’ age group are more likely to care about their social responsibility when it comes to how their money is invested by banks and pension providers, but many aren’t yet taking the steps to make this positive change, reveals Good Money Week.
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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

REVEALED: THE HIDDEN FINANCIAL GENDER GAP

MEN 10% MORE LIKELY TO HAVE INVESTMENTS THAN WOMEN 9% MORE WOMEN THAN MEN SPENDING MORE ETHICALLY THAN THEY DID 10 YEARS AGO MEN WITH PENSIONS TWICE AS LIKELY TO INVEST BASED IN WHATEVER WILL GIVE THEM THE BEST RETURN   Full press release here
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11
Oct

WHERE DOES THE MONEY GO? Financial advisers failing customers on ethical and responsible investment says YouGov poll for Good Money Week

A clear majority of the public want their money to do good- only 39% of UK investors are only concerned about whether their investment make money, 47% want to both make money and make a positive difference to the world*. High demand for ethical and sustainable investment – 57% of UK public with a pension believe investment managers have a responsibility to ensure holdings are managed in a way that is positive for society and the environment.
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11
Oct

FAITH AND INVESTMENT COME TOGETHER AS POLLING SHOWS THE PUBLIC WANT INVESTORS TO ACT WITH CONSCIENCE

Church of England launches historic effort for Good Money Week, sending information and a new video on ethical and responsible investment to all dioceses in the UK. High demand for ethical and sustainable investment – 57% of UK investors agree that investment managers, who are often used by faith investors, have a responsibility to ensure their holdings are managed in a way positive for society and the environment.
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11
Oct

WORTHY OF NOTE: BRITS CHOSE SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH FOR NEXT BANK NOTE

TV veteran and conservationist Sir David Attenborough has come out top in a list of ethical champions Brits want to be immortalised on the new £20 bank note, due to be released in 2020, in new YouGov research commissioned for Good Money Week. Full press release here
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11
Oct

REVEALED: CONSUMERS MISLED OVER HOW ‘ETHICAL’ THEY ARE

44% of UK adults with a pension think there has been a general increase in ethical consumerism in the last 10 years and separate research in 2015 by Ethical Consumer showed an 8% surge in ethical spending But only 8% of UK adults with a pension think it’s their social responsibility to ensure their pension is invested ethically, and only 3% of investors are mainly concerned about the effect their investments have on the world, rather than if they make money
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