By Ethical Performance
National Ethical Investment Week has rebranded as Good Money Week in an effort to make the week more relevant to a mainstream audience. As part of this strategy it has launched a new website - Goodmoneyweek.com - which will act as a hub for news and events as well as raise awareness of and build the market for sustainable and ethical investment and finance. Read the full article.
By Church of Scotland
A Church of Scotland led conference in Glasgow tomorrow, the city which has the fifth highest number of short-term credit stores in the UK, will focus on the importance of ethical and socially responsible investing and saving. This Church and Society Council organised free event, generously sponsored by Ecclesiastical, takes place at St George's Tron Church in Buchanan Street, Glasgow between 9.30am and 2pm and will explore the topic of ethical investment.
By Panacea Adviser
‘Investment Life and Pensions Moneyfacts’ magazine publishes their September edition today; featuring an SRI article by Julia Dreblow. The feature focuses on adviser skills such as integrating SRI into the advice process and segmenting the market in order to match client aims to SRI & ethical fund options… all useful skills ahead of UKSIF’s ‘Good Money Week’ which starts on 19 October! Read more.
By Blue & Green Tomorrow
The build up to Good Money Week, a national campaign encouraging everyone to make more responsible and ethical investments and financial decisions, has begun with the launch of its new website. Some tickets are now available for a range of events taking place across the country from October 19 – 25.
By Ecology Building Society
This year Good Money Week, formerly known as National Ethical Investment Week (NEIW), will take place from 19 to 25 October. The week, organised by the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association, aims to raise awareness of how finance can be used to make a positive impact on environmental and social issues affecting the UK and the wider world. Read the full article here.
By Ethical Futures
Historically, faith has been one of the key drivers of the development of ethical investment, with a strong role played by both Quaker and Methodist movements. Interestingly however, it is not an issue that is so prevalent in our day-to-day discussions with clients and therefore we were delighted to see the Church of Scotland taking the initiative to spread the word amongst its congregations.
By Emma Simon, The Guardian
Those attempting to challenge and change financial systems are now looking to recruit a new army: the young. But this "Generation Y" – those aged between 18 and 30 – aren't mere foot soldiers to this cause. Many in this age bracket are leading from the front, with innovative projects designed to engage younger people, and get them thinking about the impact of the financial decisions they make.
By Alex Blackburne, Blue & Green Tomorrow
The UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) has revealed that National Ethical Investment Week, the industry’s flagship event for the past seven years, is to be rebranded as Good Money Week for 2014. UKSIF explained that the change was a reflection of how sustainable investment and finance had evolved since 2008, when the first National Ethical Investment Week took place.