Ethical investing

A new breed of ETFs exclude ‘sin’ stocks without seeking saints

A new breed of ESG ETFs just uses negative screens to exclude ‘bad’ companies, rather than targeting those with positive ESG characterisitcs.

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Buy, Hold, Sell: a trio of ethical stock picks

Jerry Thomas, co-manager of Sarasin Responsible Global Equity fund, on the holdings he has been buying and selling recently.

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Is social impact investing really only for millennials?

Those aged 35 and older are at least as likely to want investments that have a positive impact as so-called millennials, those aged 25 to 34.

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Ethical ETFs: there's never been a better time to put your money where your morals are

Falling fees make ethical exchange traded funds robust investment propositions. Kenneth Lamont writes.

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How to profit from the electric car boom

Revolutionary progress in the electric vehicle market is driving a surge in demand for advanced car batteries and related commodities.

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How carbon-heavy are the most popular funds?

Here we look at how the most-bought funds fare when it comes to being good to the environment.

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ETF analysis: How to profit from two of the hottest themes in town

New launches will come with novel themes, ethical slants and greater transparency, writes Hortense Bioy.

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Barclays’ impact fund: should it be investing in military aircraft?

Barclays clients can now access a so-called ‘impact’ fund, but a closer look reveals some strange holdings for sustainability.

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Sustainability funds – the real achievers and the fakes

A new report reveals sustainable funds that make a difference and those that fail to be socially responsible.

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