Good Money Week gold sponsor, PA Consulting, has presented its latest research - Financial services can change the world by empowering the conscious consumer, during a keynote address to open Good Money Week 2021. The research highlights the views of 3,500 people outlining what consumers want when it comes to sustainable finance:
The sponsors for 2021's Good Money Week have been officially announced as PA Consulting, Liontrust, abrdn, TAM Asset Management and Triodos Bank. James Alexander, CEO of UKSIF, the organisation behind Good Money Week said, "Thanks to the fantastic support of our incredible sponsors, we are able to put on a great Good Money Week in 2021. We look forward to continuing to work with our partners as Good Money Week supports the financial services industry and the wider market to learn more about the needs of retail investors and drive us towards a sustainable future."
UKSIF, the organiser of Good Money Week, has launched the agenda for 2021's Good Money Week, taking place from 4-8 October 2021. A fantastic range of speakers will present across the week, including through UKSIF-organised morning sessions on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, the SRI Services conference on Wednesday and partner events held throughout the week.
UKSIF, the organisation behind Good Money Week, now in its 13th year, is pleased to announce that Good Money Week 2021 will take place from 2 - 8 October 2021. Taking place just weeks before the UK hosts COP26 in Glasgow, we look forward to working over the coming months to curate another high-impact week.
By Good Money Week
51% of Brits think the Government should prioritise lowering carbon emissions when “building back better” from coronavirus even if ‘building’ takes longer. 49% of Brits support a low risk Government bond made available to the public and used to build net zero emission housing, roads and transport. 74% of those asked say David Attenborough represents the values and ethics they’d like to see more of in Britain if or when it builds back better.
By Good Money Week
Nearly 4 in 10 (37 per cent) of Brits say they weren’t financially prepared for the Coronavirus pandemic. Nearly a quarter (23 per cent) needed to turn to alternative methods for financial support, and a fifth of those needed to borrow between £5,000 and £30,000. A third admit that the pandemic has made them think about their finances more seriously, with 37 per cent now likely to revamp their finances. But over half (51 per cent) managed to save money.
It’s Good Money Week this week (24th – 30th October 2020), which is the campaign to help grow and raise awareness of green and ethical finance. To mark the week, which this year is focused on helping people make ethical and green choices as they revamp their finances following the economic fall out of the pandemic, we’ve rounded up some easy ways you can do “good” with your money that you may not have considered – from making sure your pension is invested ethically, getting paid to switch to a green energy provider, to taking part in Black Pound Day.
WOMEN URGED TO HAVE THE “AWKWARD” CONVERSATIONS AT WORK FOR THEIR OWN – AND SOCIETY’S – BENEFIT, AS PART OF NEW GOOD MONEY WEEK CAMPAIGN New research by Good Money Week (5 – 11 October 2019), the campaign to raise awareness of ethical and sustainable finance, suggests that one of the reasons women may be losing out on money in the workplace is because they are less inclined than their male counterparts to have conversations in the workplace that are often deemed to be difficult.
WHY ARE BRITS MORE LIKELY TO DISCUSS LOVE ISLAND, DONALD TRUMP AND BREXIT WITH THEIR BOSS THAN IMPORTANT MATTERS? NEW CAMPAIGN BY GOOD MONEY WEEK – “MENTION THE PENSION” URGES THE UK’S WORKFORCE TO TACKLE THE MORE MEANINGFUL ISSUES New research commissioned for Good Money Week (5-11 October 2019), the campaign to raise awareness of ethical and sustainable finance, has found that Brits are more likely to discuss Donald Trump with their boss (10%), than asking about maternity/paternity leave (6.4%), or the company’s gender pay gap (6.8%).
It’s Good Money Week this week (5-11 October 2019), which is the campaign to help grow and raise awareness of sustainable, responsible and ethical finance. In recent years, there has been an increase in sustainable and ethical options when it comes to our finances, so now more than ever, the potential for making a positive impact on the environment and society through our pay packets is huge.