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National Ethical Investment Week press coverage: Thursday



National Ethical Investment Week (NEIW) 2013 is underway, and a wide range of national newspapers and media outlets have written about some of the themes associated with the event.

Below is a round-up of ethical and sustainable investment coverage from Thursday.

Green shoots: making money from ethical investments (part one) – High 50

“It’s Ethical Investment Week! But are worthy causes worth it? John Ditchfield, ethical expert and director of Barchester Green Investment, explains why feel-good funds are performing so well”.

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Quakers help launch new ethical money resource – Nayler

“Quakers in Britain and the Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility (ECCR) have launched a new website to help ‘individual believers’ and church groups tackle ethical and spiritual decisions about their use of money”.

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Study reveals ethical values of traders like Sonia’s Smile Fairtrade shop in Haworth – Keighley News

“Keighley residents are among the most ethical in the UK when it comes to investing their money. These are among the findings of a new report – entitled Positive Investing in the United Kingdom – unveiled during National Ethical Investment Week”.

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Churches challenged over money and ethics – Ekklesia

“With church investments in the national spotlight, a website launched today (17 October) will provide church groups and individual believers with a host of new resources to make ethical and spiritual decisions about their use of money”

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Motion S4M-08038: John Finnie – National Ethical Investment Week – De Havilland

“Parliament welcomes National Ethical Investment Week co-ordinated by the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association, and which runs from 13 to 19 October 2013”.

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The only way is ethics: Hampstead and Highgate best in UK for investing in ‘green’ companies – Ham & High

“A national report has revealed that the area surrounding Hampstead Heath has the largest number of positive investors – those who only invest in companies with a social or environmental conscious, such as fair trade or renewable energy organisations”.

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National Ethical Investment Week 2013 runs from October 13-19. Join the debate on Twitter using the hashtag #moneydoinggood.

Further reading:

63% of UK investors want to be offered sustainable investment options

70% of investors don’t know if their investments are ethical

‘Positive’ investment worth £1.6bn in the UK

Survey: environmental issues concern ethical investors the most

The Guide to National Ethical Investment Week 2013

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