ethical investment

(redirected from ethical investments)
Also found in: Financial.
Related to ethical investments: Ethical Mutual Funds

ethical investment

n
(Commerce) an investment in a company whose activities or products are not considered by the investor to be unethical

ethical investment

The practice of making investment decisions based on ethical criterion. For example, an ethical investor may refuse to invest in enterprises that trade in or manufacture armaments.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Ethical investments and fairtrade schemes set it apart.
Green and ethical investments look at the wider impact of investing on society and the environment when seeking financial returns.
THE secretary of the Church's ethical investments group is one Edward Mason.
The bank, who boast of their ethical investments, say they saw a "flight to trust", with the number switching from big rivals up per yearon-year.
Almost 60 per cent of the advisers who recommend alternatives put forward ethical investments which Islamic investments share many characteristics with.
Many people are choosing a more sustainable lifestyle, but to what extent are they considering ethical investments as well?
I have been told the independence of the pension trustees and the rules that require them to seek to maximise the return, makes ethical investments difficult.
To find out more about Teachers Assurance Ethical investments please visit their website: http://www.
Islamic finance will likely expand faster than mainstream banks this year, and its total assets will top $1 trillion as demand for ethical investments intensifies.
Ethical investments Investment should be undertaken by trustees with a view to achieving the best financial gain for the scheme (subject to not taking undue risks) in order to ensure that the scheme is able to pay members' promised benefits.
A poll by YouGov for this week's campaign reveals 49% of savers want to make a difference - and make money - from ethical investments.