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The trick that’s 117 times better at saving the planet than reducing your flying

Investing your pension in an environmentally friendly way could have 117 times the impact of someone who limits themselves to one return flight a year. This sustainable saver would also have 82 times as much effect on climate change as someone who takes the train instead of driving and 37 times that of someone who reduces their meat

Ethical investing is having its moment

In the past few years, sustainable investing has leapt from playing a bit-part in the asset management space to assuming one of the lead roles. This comes at a time when high-profile campaigners, such as Greta Thunberg and Extinction Rebellion, continue to heap pressure on governments to take climate change more seriously. A survey conducted by the

Sustainable Investing Turns Out Not To Be As Popular As The Hype

Sustainable investing is the process of investing in sustainable companies or funds. Some people call this ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) investing, others simply "ethical investing". Whatever the terminology, this form of investing money, usually by institutions or high net worth individuals (HNWIs: people with a net worth over $1 million), is supposedly changing the

How to invest in the planet’s future

The planet is heating up. The Arctic is melting. July is on course to be the hottest month ever measured on Earth, according to climate scientists. Extreme weather is becoming the norm. Climate change looks like an insoluble problem right now, but investors should be asking themselves this question: how can I make money from

To cash in on the boom in impact investment, transparency is key

Millennial investors have fuelled a 50% rise in the SRI market, but early-stage businesses have to be able to show they are contributing to positive change, not greenwash, says Triple Point’s Belinda Thomas. Businesses with a socially responsible aspect have never had it so good. Green is fast becoming investors’ favourite colour. A key factor

ESG Investing: The New Frontier for Investors

Sometimes referred to as “sustainable investing” or “ethical investing”, ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) investing is an umbrella term for those investments that, in addition to aiming for positive returns, seek to have a positive and sustainable impact on the environment, society and business performance. ESG investors, therefore, will usually evaluate a company by

Why you should give ethical investing it a try

Ethical investing is one of the ways in which investors can partake by putting their money into responsible causes. According to Investopedia, it can be observed in two ways. The first is eliminating industries like gambling, alcohol, or firearms or investing in industries that meet the person’s ethical guidelines. The second is by being conscious of