Ethical Futures Client Survey 2019

ESG = S is for Social

Ethical investors are increasingly pro-active in their approach – Our recent survey shows a movement away from traditional exclusionary or avoidance criteria towards a more pro-active approach with 39% of our clients choosing to focus on investing in positive ethical activities and 36% choosing to invest in responsible business, compared to only 25% who engage with strict avoidance criteria.

Illustrating the trend, one of our clients said; “I'd like to see an end to ‘holier than thou’/’keep my hands clean’ in ethical investing and a hello to activism”

Emerging social concerns that investors want to see reflected by their funds include; Data Protection, Population growth, Zero Hour contracts,  plight of refugees and asylum seekers, Fast fashion &consumerism.

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