Ethical investing

Investment incoming: the arena where inflows show no sign of drying up

Amid the outcry over single-use plastic and with 2019 being named year of the vegan, retail investors now own 25% of the assets

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Editor’s Comment: what investments are good for the next 40 years?

Four decades down the line, the magazines focus has moved with the times, but some investment trends and opportunities will persist, writes Faith Glasgow.

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Ethics has entered mainstream investment thinking

Sustainable investing is no longer a sideshow and is moving closer to centre stage.

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Do investors have to choose between green and greed?

A principled stance is increasingly being linked with business excellence.

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New guide categorises ethical funds and how they invest

A new guide to ethical funds helps readers identify funds’ ethical approaches and principles.

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Ethical portfolio: nine funds to combine principle and performance

Our new model portfolio with an ethical mandate for Money Observer readers to follow is introduced by Simon Holman of ethical financial adviser Castlefield Investment Partners.

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Why women have an eye for ethical investing

Aberdeen Standard Investments Amanda Young reflects on findings that women in particular are highly receptive to clearly defined ethical investment propositions.

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Saints versus sinners: do ‘good’ shares come out on top?

The long-held consensus that hard-nosed funds offer a much more reliable route to outperformance than ethical or socially responsible alternatives is crumbling.

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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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