Ethical Consumer ethical investment funds
URLEthical investment funds
What to look for when choosing an ethical fund:
- Is the fund fossil fuel free? Find a fund that is not investing in coal, oil and gas.
- Is the fund fully transparent? You need to be comfortable with where your money is invested and some ethical funds will contain shareholdings in what you may think are controversial multinationals – such as BP or GlaxoSmithKline.
What to avoid when choosing an ethical investment fund:
- Does it have a weak screening criteria? Ensure that the fund's screening criteria is robust enough to ensure that they do no invest in unethical companies.
- Is it owned by an unethical companies? Ethical funds are often run by companies that have many other, often non-ethical funds. Try and avoid the worst companies.
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