ethical investment

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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.
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Ethibel is constantly looking out for companies which may be eligible for ethical investments and to be included in its ethical investment register.
91 percent of respondents have considered ethical investments in Sukuk.
Sukuk are used to finance specifically designated "socially responsible investment" and holdings of Sukuk securities are regarded as ethical investments.
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, which boasts of its ethical investments, says it saw a "flight to trust", with the number switching from big rivals up 43% year- on-year.
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In return, Northwest & Ethical Investments LP (NEI Investments) has agreed to withdraw its proposal that was to be considered at the RIM Annual General Meeting.
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.