Principle gains: investing for good as well as for returns

More and more people are seeking out morally sound investment opportunities – but the path to making money ethically is potholed with considerations and contradictions

26th March, 2017

What investment opportunities would you forego to be an ethical investor? Would you rule out oil? Armaments? Tobacco?

Maybe you decided to invest your money in renewable energy, specifically wind farms. What if you then found out that one of the largest owners of wind farms was the oil giant BP?

The goal of ethical, socially responsible or sustainable investing is to make financially beneficial investment decisions that will also have a positive impact on...

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