Ethical funds

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Ethical funds are increasingly focused on the new UN sustainable development goals

Ethical investing has seen a boom in popularity over the past year with savers piling into so-called environmental, social and governance or 'ESG' funds. In Europe, 290 ESG-oriented funds were launched last year while in the US, total assets under management in sustainable investments more than doubled from approximately $40billion (£32.5billion) in 2013 to almost $90billion

An investing strategy that doesn’t cost the earth

Protesters took to the streets of London this week, in the name of rebellion against governments' perceived lethargy in the face of climate change. Whether their strategy of bringing areas to a standstill actually achieved anything is doubtful. But for savers who want to bring about change in a more pragmatic way, investing wisely could