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The UK and the rest of the world face big problems: extreme weather, inequality, food and water shortages and a rapidly growing population to name a few.

All too often, companies are contributing to these problems though reckless and irresponsible behaviour such as polluting, treating workers unfairly, not paying their fair share of taxes and wiping out acres of fertile land. 

In the same way we make a choice about where we buy our coffee, meat or clothes. We can ensure our bank, pension, savings and investments are equally ethical and sustainable.

Where our money goes impacts our lives and that of our children and grandchildren. Take action today

Case studies

AstraZeneca & Aberdeen Standard Investments

AstraZeneca is a global business that researches, manufactures and sells pharmaceutical and medical products. 

Anafon Hydro

Abergwyngregyn is a small village of only 100 households but one that has, through history, consistently punched above its weight.

Aviva and Unilever

Voting with Conviction

Board gender diversity & Liontrust

Highlights of recent engagement activity include meaningful progress on board gender diversity.

Caroline White

Caroline White, 72, lives with her partner in Westbourne Grove, London. Originally from South Africa, Caroline has two children in their 40's and has lived in London for over 10 years.

Cat Gregory

Meet Cat Gregory. She’s a freelance assistant editor working in film and TV in London.

Creating new homes for Harare

The Housing Fund, started in 2011, aims to create 15,000 low-cost housing units in five years.

DFS & Liontrust

As part of our continued engagement with DFS on the timber and leather supply chain, we met with Sally Hopson, CEO of Sofology, a subsidiary of DFS, who is also the executive responsible

Elaine and Graham

Elaine and Graham live in West Yorkshire and share a lifelong interest in protecting the environment. The couple have been supporters of Ecology for many years.  

hiSbe Food CIC

Created by the Anslow sisters, with financial support from a Triodos Bank loan, hiSbe is a new type of supermarket for the 21st century.

Mersin Port & Aberdeen Standard Investments

Mersin Port is a large port-terminal operator in Turkey.

Nikki Mattei

Nikki Mattei, 52, lives in Buckinghamshire with her husband and two daughters.  She has been a supporter of a natural lifestyle for many years and has worked in the natural health sector since the

Royal Dutch Shell & Aberdeen Standard Investments

Royal Dutch Shell is a multinational oil and gas company, known by most people simply as Shell.

Sheffield Solar Community Share Scheme Launches

From 1st November, people in Sheffield and around the country will be able to invest in and benefit from community owned renewable solar energy produced in the city.

Sophie Whyte

Sophie feels strongly about using her money for good. She is a health economist at a university and consequently understands the implications of systems that are run within a broken framework.

The Resilience Centre

One of the businesses leading the way in the win/win economy for local communities is The Resilience Centre, whose first community energy project was funded through Abundance.

Tom and Raffaelle Foster

Tom and Raffaelle Foster live in Walthamstow with their two year old son Henri. Tom works at an architects practice in the city, with Raffaelle working as a healthcare project manager from home.


Verizon provides communications, information and entertainment products to consumers worldwide.

Vey and Tom Straker

The Strakers have invested in a renewable energy bond within a new Innovative Finance Isa provided by Triodos Bank.

Yarde Orchard, Devon

Husband and wife team Simeon and Kelly Day recently purchased Yarde Orchard, a popular café, accommodation site and live music venue on the Tarka Trail cycle path in North Devon.