Top features of the week: October 26

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This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, Good Money Week took place with events held right across the country to promote and celebrate sustainable and ethical finance opportunities.

Ed Bailey explored some of the innovations and adaptations that will drive sustainable production growth in the agriculture sector. Also, with three days left of our crowdfunding campaign we are currently at 37%, please pledge to save us.

1. Lunch in the sunshine – the relationship between agriculture and climate change

Ed Bailey: Ed Bailey, assistant fund manager for the Sarasin Food and Agriculture Opportunities Fund, explores some of the innovations, adaptations and policies that will drive sustainable production growth in the agriculture sector. Read more.

2. IFAs on Good Money Week

Tom Revell: Good Money Week is well underway, with events being held across the country to promote and celebrate sustainable and ethical finance opportunities. The annual awareness-raising event is truly for everyone – not just traditional investors and finance professionals but for all customers and users of financial products. Read more.

3. Introducing… Good Money Week

Tom Revell: So, what is Good Money Week? Good Money Week is an annual campaign coordinated by the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) to raise awareness of sustainable, responsible and ethical investment and finance opportunities among the public and their financial advisors. Read more.

4. How a green supply chain can help businesses save money – infographic

Kevin Vaughan: Many people view the process or notion of ‘greening’ a supply chain as one that will ultimately end up costing a lot of money. This is not the case. Greening the supply chain can in fact end up saving a company money in the long run, writes Kevin Vaughan. Read more.

5. Good Money Week: ‘Finance affects everybody’

Tom Revell: Simon Howard has sat at the helm of the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) for 18 months. Before that he gained over twenty years of investment management experience, in a City career that took him from Liverpool Victoria to 3i Asset Management, via Friends Provident. Read more.

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