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.
“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”.
“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”.
“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”.
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”
“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”.
“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”.