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19
Oct

Positive investment market grows to £3.25 billion

By Blue & Green Tomorrow
The UK’s positive investment market has grown to £3.25 billion, with 1.75 million investors and savers directly supporting businesses that create social and environmental impact, according to a new report. Make Money Do Good – a report launched by the online positive investment marketplace Ethex to coincide with Good Money Week – reveals that the market has grown by a third since early 2012. Savers make up most of the record-breaking sum, with £2.1 billion saved in credit unions and £862 million in ethical banks and building societies. 
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19
Oct

Ethical funds: over 30 years, have the green shoots yet taken root?

By The Guardian
Despite 100 funds and more choice than ever, ethical funds are still a tiny part of the market. We look at what’s on offer. The year was 1984: Steve Jobs unveiled the first Macintosh computer, Prince Harry was born, we were all watching Ghostbusters and the average house price was a measly £33,000. It was also the year that ethical investing took off, with the launch of the first ever “green” fund, the F&C Stewardship Growth Fund.
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19
Oct

Introducing… Good Money Week

By Blue & Green Tomorrow
So, what is Good Money Week? Good Money Week is an annual campaign coordinated by the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) to raise awareness of sustainable, responsible and ethical investment and finance opportunities among the public and their financial advisors.
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18
Oct

Ethical investment figures revealed

By The Belfast Telegraph
Tens of millions of pounds have been invested in community renewables schemes in the past few years, a report said. A record 1.7 million people across the UK are investing and saving £3.25 billion in businesses which have positive social and environmental impacts, the report from ethical investment exchange Ethex said. Most of the money is in credit unions and ethical banks and building societies, but £249 million is invested in community share offers, charities and businesses set up to solve social or environmental problems and make financial returns, the report said.
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18
Oct

Ethical investment figures revealed

By Yahoo! News
Tens of millions of pounds have been invested in community renewables schemes in the past few years, a report said. A record 1.7 million people across the UK are investing and saving £3.25 billion in businesses which have positive social and environmental impacts, the report from ethical investment exchange Ethex said. Most of the money is in credit unions and ethical banks and building societies, but £249 million is invested in community share offers, charities and businesses set up to solve social or environmental problems and make financial returns, the report said.
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18
Oct

Ethical investment figures revealed

By The Lancashire Evening Post
A record 1.7 million people across the UK are investing and saving £3.25 billion in businesses which have positive social and environmental impacts, the report from ethical investment exchange Ethex said. Most of the money is in credit unions and ethical banks and building societies, but £249 million is invested in community share offers, charities and businesses set up to solve social or environmental problems and make financial returns, the report said.
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18
Oct

"Positive investment" market tops £3.25bn

By BusinessGreen
The UK's green and ethical investment community is celebrating today as new figures revealed how the sector has delivered rapid growth in recent years, with a record 1.7 million people across the UK now saving and investing £3.25bn directly in businesses that create positive social and environmental impacts. The new data was compiled by the Ethex online exchange and published today to mark the start of Good Money Week. It shows that the so-called "positive investment" market has grown by a third since 2012, despite the sluggish economic recovery.
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18
Oct

Ethical investment figures revealed

By The Telegraph & Argus
Tens of millions of pounds have been invested in community renewables schemes in the past few years, a report said. A record 1.7 million people across the UK are investing and saving £3.25 billion in businesses which have positive social and environmental impacts, the report from ethical investment exchange Ethex said. Most of the money is in credit unions and ethical banks and building societies, but £249 million is invested in community share offers, charities and businesses set up to solve social or environmental problems and make financial returns, the report said.
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18
Oct

Ethical investment figures revealed

By Free Press Series
Tens of millions of pounds have been invested in community renewables schemes in the past few years, a report said. A record 1.7 million people across the UK are investing and saving £3.25 billion in businesses which have positive social and environmental impacts, the report from ethical investment exchange Ethex said. Most of the money is in credit unions and ethical banks and building societies, but £249 million is invested in community share offers, charities and businesses set up to solve social or environmental problems and make financial returns, the report said.
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18
Oct

Make Your Money Do Good For Good Money Week

By Greenhouse
Today marks the launch of Good Money Week – a perfect time to consider where to invest and what you can do with your finance to have a more positive impact on the community and planet. A record 1.7 million people across the UK are saving and investing £3.25 billion directly in businesses that create social and environmental impact, says The Make Money Do Good report compiled by Ethex.
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