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Oct

Millennials more likely to invest responsibly via a pension - research

By Victoria McKeever, Professional Adviser
Millennials are more likely to invest responsibly through a pension than any other investment wrapper, research from The Wisdom Council has found.   More millennial investors said they would invest in responsible strategies through their corporate pension or personal pension if the option were available.  More than one-third (37%) said they were... Full article here  
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Oct

Former Leicester schoolboy comes top of poll for new face on new £20 note

By Adrian Troughton, Leicester Mercury
Sir David Attenborough has topped a poll of ‘ethical champions’ people most want to see on the new £20 note. New national research has seen the world-famous naturalist, who was brought up in former Leicester, gain 40 percent of the votes. Full article here.
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Oct

When good investor behaviour pays off

By Darius McDermot, FT Advisor
This Best In Class column looks at Standard Life Investments UK Ethical fund. The VW emissions scandal, Sports Direct's poor treatment of employees and Trump’s tearing up of the Climate Change Agreement have all highlighted, in different ways, what the implications of corporate, social and environmental responsibility (or the failure thereof) can be.  
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Oct

BLOG: how to get involved in responsible and ethical investing

By Darius McDermott, YourMoney.com
Good Money Week, which runs from 8 to 14 October this year, provides investors with a great opportunity to think about how they can invest and make a difference at the same time.
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Oct

Providers told to push responsible investing

By Aamina Zafar, FT Adviser
Providers must up their game in communicating the benefits of investing responsibly or miss an open goal, The Wisdom Council has warned. Research released today (10 October) by the financial services consumer engagement specialist found wording plays a key role in engaging investors.
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Oct

SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH FAVOURITE TO BE ON NEW £20 NOTE

By Pukaar News
Is it any surprise that national treasure, Sir David Attenborough has has topped the list of ‘ethical champions’ Brits want to see on the next £20 pound note? The broadcaster and naturalist fought off competition to receive a staggering number of votes. The research, conducted by YouGov on behalf of Good Money Week, showed that 40 per cent of the 2,128 people who were asked, said Sir David was their first choice.
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Oct

PA ANALYSIS: Green investing has an image problem

By Kristen McGachey, Portfolio Advisor
Although ethical investing as a concept is gaining in popularity, it still only accounts for a small sliver, or 1.2%, of the total funds under management in the industry, according to the latest figures from the Investment Association (IA). By contrast, retail investors have pumped more than £23bn into UK authorised funds year-to-date alone, surpassing the annual net retail sales in both 2015 and 2016. It doesn’t help that many out of the box, ambitious ethical projects have failed to get off the ground or gain much traction.
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Oct

Over half of millennials demand fossil fuel free pension investments

By Adam Cadle, Money Age
Over half, 57 per cent, of millennials demand fossil fuel free pension investments, a survey has found.    According to a YouGov poll for Good Money Week, coordinated by the UK Sustainable Finance and Investment Association, the emphasis from millennials for sustainably invested funds has grown, with 57 per cent of investors under 24 wanting this, while a lesser 34 per cent of over 45s call for sustainable investments.   
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Oct

Go ethical for Good Money Week

By moneyfacts.co.uk
We all want to get more from our money, but what if we could pair that with doing good? Good Money Week is all about ensuring just that, by raising awareness of the sustainable and ethical options available when it comes to managing your money, ideally leading to better returns as well as a sense of goodwill.
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