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Solar Energy - Changing Lives in Uganda

02 August 2017

It's not until you witness things first hand that you truly get to understand the full impact that solar energy is having of the lives of people. Some of the Ethex team were lucky enough to visit familes, businesses, schools and health centres in Uganda, ahead of the launch of Energise Africa and document the transformational effect that solar energy is having on the ground there.

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The tea estates being revitalised in the mountains of Darjeeling

02 August 2017

 Oikocredit's Monica Middleton looks at how in northern India, the Ambootia Tea Group (DOTEPL) is using social impact investment to boost financial security and improve the livelihoods of its employees.

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Creating a STIR in Wolverton

31 May 2017

The latest blog from Ethex looks at how Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) is supporting Future Wolverton's efforts to transform a heritage building for use as a guest house, community space and café run by students with learning disabilities

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Instilling Gender Equality from Primary School to Adulthood

25 May 2017

For many of the poorest people in Egypt, life can be tough. With a population of 95 million, Egypt is one of the fastest growing and most densely populated countries in the world. Competition for jobs and resources runs high. People with lower levels of education and skill face tremendous obstacles to employment, improving their living standards, and lifting themselves out of poverty.

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Considerations when looking to build a portfolio of positive investments

27 April 2017

There are lots of different reasons why people are increasingly looking to save and invest ethically or positively. For anyone looking to build a portfolio of positive investments, Ethex lays out a number of considerations for investors to think about when looking to build a portfolio of positive investments.

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