Profit from your principles: How to make money from ethical investments
By Rebecca Jones, i News
The ethical investment sector is booming. According to data from the UK’s Investment Association, sales of ethical funds were up 120 per cent in June compared to the same month last year, while total sales for all types of investment fund fell 74 per cent.
Having lingered at around 1 per cent of the industry total for nearly a decade, the share of assets under management in the ethical sector is also finally ticking up – rising to 1.3 per cent (representing £16.3bn) in the year to June as more than £2.5bn has poured into the sector.