Archive for October, 2013

Think Ethical First

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Just because a company describes itself as ‘ethical’, it doesn’t necessarily mean it meets your ethical criteria. The extent to which someone apply both negative and positive screening differs, which in itself is no bad thing. When it comes to investing ethically, as with any investment, it’s really important to fully understand the product that you… More

Other Ethical Options

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Another way of considering ethical investment is by using the ‘green scale’, which effectively measures a level of commitment to ethics and social responsibility. The green scale is commonly used to demonstrate the ethical credentials of a fund or company, but is essentially akin to the screening approach: ‘Dark-green’ investing aims to avoid all companies in… More