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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Immutep Limited announces a capital raise involving the placement of 326,192,381 new fully paid ordinary shares in the company to Australian institutional investors, Platinum Investment Management Limited and Australian Ethical Investment Limited, former Immutep Chairman, Lucy Turnbull AO and U.
Yet ethical investment now goes far beyond negative screening - avoiding companies with poor practices or impacts.
Ethibel is constantly looking out for companies which may be eligible for ethical investments and to be included in its ethical investment register.
Over in the conventional finance world, there is a conversation rumbling louder and louder about sustainable and ethical investment.
Germany's renewable energy sector is one such industry that fits the ethical investment category and whose need for high collateral upfront makes alternative financing such as Sukuk a possible solution.
ESG integration, the integration of environmental, social and governance factors in investment decisions across asset classes, had $490bn under investment, 68% of assets invested; investor engagement, where an investor uses its shareholder or bondholder status to promote positive societal and environmental change within invested company's behaviour, at $474bn (66%); screening, which includes religious and ethical investment practices such as Islamic finance, had $148bn (21%).
ETHICAL investment is no longer the preserve of the do-gooding fringe of finance but has become the business of us all, the Archbishop of Wales will say in Car-W diff today.
There will be a review of the portfolio which will consider options for diversification and any associated risks, and ethical investment profiles.
As a WYPF member I am not happy with this and as councillors themselves these days are members of the WYPF I suggest they ask their representative on the fund's board to ask WYPF to revise its investment in HSBC - in favour of a more ethical investment .
There's still a tendency to think of church ethical investment as avoiding the bad stuff, and that is important, but it is kind of a hygiene factor," Mason said, mentioning "hard screens" that many organizations have in their investment policies against businesses such as tobacco, alcohol, pornography and armaments.
After an independent review it has adopted ethical investment codes and vowed to be more transparent, publishing all investments of more than PS5million.