National Ethical Investment Week launchesHave your say with Which? Conversation

08 November 2010

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Ethical funds vary in their investment approaches

This week is National Ethical Investment Week (NEIW), aimed at raising the profile of green and ethical finance.

Led by UKSIF, the UK sustainable investment and finance association, NEIW seeks to raise awareness of green and ethical finance amongst consumers, financial advisers, charities, financial organisations, faith groups and community organisations through a series of events and promotions.

Green and ethical investments allow you to use your money to have a positive impact on the environment and society. National Ethical Investment Week runs until Saturday 13 November. 

  • You can have your say on green and ethical finance with Which? Conversation. Is it possible to balance great returns with investing more ethically? Does ethical investing have a place in these belt-tightening times? We'd love to hear your views

Ethical investing is a growth area - the amount of money saved or invested ethically by consumers in 2009 showed its biggest annual increase in a decade, according to a new report released by Co-operative Financial Services (CFS). The total grew by 34% to £19.2bn, compared with £14.3bn 12 months earlier.

More information on ethical investing

For more information on ethical investments and expert views on choosing an ethical fund, read the Which? guide to ethical investing. To have your say on green and ethical finance, join the debate on the Which? Conversation.

Before making major investment decisions, it's best to see an independent financial adviser (IFA). To find out how to choose an IFA, read the Which? guide to financial advice.

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