ethical investments

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Why you should buy shares in oil and tobacco companies

Don't get me wrong: I'm a huge fan of socially responsible companies, but I think ethical investing gets it wrong. If ethical investors actually embraced the "bad" and the "ugly" corporate citizens, instead of favouring only the "good", they would achieve ... More
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How to invest in the electric car boom

How do investors make money out of what is the biggest disruptive industry, electric vehicles (EVs)? According to Ashwin Sanketh, Nikko Asset Management's senior equity analyst, they should start with the vehicle makers. "Besides Tesla, which has captured ... More
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coal
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Should you buy coal stocks?

Many investors are worried about the troubles of the fossil fuel industry and we believe coal stocks should be firmly in the do-not-buy category. Since peaking in July 2008, the price of thermal coal has fallen 70% and supply still outpaces demand. ... More
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green sustainable investing
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How sustainable investing can pay off

It is official. Investing responsibly - or along sustainable guidelines - is better for your wallet as well as our society and the planet. Australian share funds that invest responsibly yield a higher return than those that don't. Looking over one ... More
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Renewable energy stocks
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Why invest in renewable energy?

It is clear to Australian Ethical that global energy policy continues to shift towards supporting a lower emissions-intensive economy. This policy shift is most pronounced in the power generation sector where it can be stated categorically that the ... More
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Funds avoid tobacco and controversial weapons

Funds avoid tobacco and controversial weapons Global and local ethical investing is easier with the launch of six passive UBS IQ exchange traded funds (ETFs) with an ethical tilt. The funds screen out companies involved with tobacco and "controversial ... More
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Which ethical funds are high performers?

I like to have some say over where my money is invested. I don't want my savings going to tobacco or gambling or big polluting companies. There is growing evidence that companies with good social, environmental and economic principles are likely to ... More
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