By Barrow Cadbury
Good money Week (previously known as National Ethical Investment Week) - 19-25 October – is an annual campaign by UKSIF (UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association) sponsored by Barrow Cadbury Trust, CCLA, Ecclesiastical Investment Management, Standard Life Investments and Triodos. The campaign aims to raise awareness of sustainable, responsible and ethical finance, to engage with young people, and students in particular, to make good money choices.
By FT Adviser
The majority of investors are still in the dark about how ethical their portfolios are, Huw Davies, head of personal banking at Triodos Bank, has said. Speaking ahead of Good Money Week in 19-25 October, Mr Davies said too many investors could be putting their money into things that go directly against their personal beliefs because of a lack of awareness. He said: “Ethical investment is increasingly becoming a part of mainstream investment, especially as people start to realise its value, not just from an ethical point of view but also in terms of performance.”
Momentum is building behind initiative, with industry set to hit the heights next year as £460bn ISA market opens up. Triodos Renewables' £5m crowdfunded share issue is a sign peer to peer lending for green energy products is "coming of age", the company behind the initiative has claimed.
By The Guardian
From unlikely investors to risk-taking – we roundup our expert's tips as Good Money Week approaches. For charity trustees looking to invest their funds and promote their message, ethical investment may be the best option. However, with pressure for maximum return and limited knowledge of the industry, it can be difficult for charities to know where to begin. Read the full article.
By Bristol 24/7
Do you want to make your money count? Does sustainable and ethical investment really work? And how can you invest according to your environmental, ethical and social values to make a positive difference and a good financial return? Good Money Week, previously National Ethical Investment Week, is a major opportunity to answer these questions. The week is launched next Sunday with a brand new website featuring news, events and ways to get involved in the campaign to raise awareness of, and build the market for, sustainable, responsible and ethical investment and finance.
By Blue & Green Tomorrow
The UK’s financial service sector is growing at its fastest rate since the recession, according to the leading business lobby group CBI. With a survey of more than 100 financial services firms, CBI found that 60% say business volumes were up in the three months to September. Furthermore, 63% said they expect this growth to continue into the next quarter, while 21% said they felt more optimistic about the future of their business than they did three months ago.
By Money Market
Good Money Week, previously known as National Ethical Investment Week, today launches a brand new website featuring news, events and ways to get involved in the campaign to raise awareness of and build the market for sustainable, responsible and ethical investment and finance. Read the full article.
Good Money Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of sustainable, responsible and ethical finance to help people make good money choices. Good Money Week is co-ordinated by UKSIF – the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association and will take place this year from 19-25 October. Read the full article.
By Ethical Performance
National Ethical Investment Week has rebranded as Good Money Week in an effort to make the week more relevant to a mainstream audience. As part of this strategy it has launched a new website - Goodmoneyweek.com - which will act as a hub for news and events as well as raise awareness of and build the market for sustainable and ethical investment and finance. Read the full article.
By Church of Scotland
A Church of Scotland led conference in Glasgow tomorrow, the city which has the fifth highest number of short-term credit stores in the UK, will focus on the importance of ethical and socially responsible investing and saving. This Church and Society Council organised free event, generously sponsored by Ecclesiastical, takes place at St George's Tron Church in Buchanan Street, Glasgow between 9.30am and 2pm and will explore the topic of ethical investment.