Ethical investing

Ethical portfolio strong in face of Covid

Oil industry pain has been a tailwind for the Money Observer portfolio, with ESG funds looking well placed for the ‘new normal’.

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Pacific Assets’ Doug Ledingham on why Asia ESG pioneer is set for bounceback

The joint manager of Pacific Assets investment trust talks to Cherry Reynard about the sustainable investing philosophy that should see the trust continue to make solid gains.

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Emissions drop highlights the potential for ESG investing

Post-pandemic, we have a chance to make a sustainable return to ‘normal’, writes Tim Cockerill.

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IFAs reported surge in ESG interest during Covid crisis

Research reveals that 85% of advisers have experienced a rise in clients requests to allocate more money to ESG funds.

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Sustainable and responsible investment: how has it fared during market crises?

Evidence is mounting that sustainable and responsible investment funds are weathering the 2020 bear market conditions better than many of their peers. John Ditchfield considers the arguments.

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Investing to tackle climate change: fund, trust and ETF tips

Where can you invest to help stop climate change? Hannah Smith tells all.

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The reason why ESG funds outperformed during the market sell-off

The relative outperformance of ESG funds since the start of the coronavirus sell-off is almost entirely down to low exposure to energy companies.

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Ethical portfolio: hope for a UN climate change summit boost

Six months after inception, we share an update on how our fund-based portfolio is performing and consider the upcoming COP26 summit in Glasgow.

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Ethical fund choices in the Money Observer 2020 Rated Funds list

Ethical investing is now much more than just the cherry on the top of an investors’ asset allocation. We reveal some robust responsible fund choices.

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