22 May 2017
New research, released by Ethex, the positive savings and investment platform that makes it easy to make money do good, shows that more than half of the eligible UK population is keen to make positive investments, but that industry needs to do more to educate people and provide a wider range of products.
06 October 2017
Many people today are aware of the social and environmental impact of their actions, be it purchases, food choices, energy, transport and fuel use – even fashion. More and more people are moving towards a more sustainable lifestyle and are making choices to reflect their beliefs and values.
05 October 2017
Two of Europe’s leading online impact investing platforms Lendahand and Ethex with support from UK aid and Virgin Unite have launched Energise Africa – putting life changing solar home systems within the financial reach of rural families
05 September 2017
Tom Carman recently joined Ethex having spent a career in the progressive food movement. His blog looks at the role that positive investing has played in making structural changes to an important, but often invisible part of our lives – food systems and how it can continue to play an important role in a post Brexit world.
29 August 2017
Demand for electricity in Ghana is ever-growing but the grid can be unreliable. Renewable energy providers such as PEG are helping fill the gaps
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
25 April 2017
As the UK moves towards the EU exit door this provides an ideal opportunity for the farming sector to fundamentally make changes for the better. This blog looks at how the Ecological Land Cooperative is supporting the growth of ecological agriculture.
06 April 2017
One in four of the world’s poorest people live in rural areas, often relying on a few staple crops to meet their daily needs and generate a small income. But the destruction of small harvests from extreme weather patterns, combined with limited access to loans and technical support, make it difficult for these communities to grow their smallholdings and attain the sort of economic empowerment they need to build a steady path out of poverty. Find out how Oikocredit are providing support in one rural community in the Philippines.
28 March 2017
Many of you will be familiar with our primary investment offers but did you know that Ethex also runs a secondary market? This secondary market provides you with another opportunity to become an investor in a number of fantastic businesses. So how does it work?
23 March 2017
It’s almost the end of the tax year and I’m sure that many of you have seen the plethora of ads promoting a variety of different ISA products. With this much choice on offer how do you make the right decision and are you being provided with all the information you need to make the best choice for you?
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