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.
07 June 2018
The Innovative Finance ISA is a welcome addition to the tax incentives that can apply to social investments and is aimed at those people wanting to take advantage of their annual ISA allowance of £20,000 and use it for investments.
06 June 2018
The children’s centre had closed down due to local authority cuts backs and there was a fully-fledged campaign-taking place to prevent the centre being handed over to a private nursery company. Thanks to the support of Ethex and our positive investors, Flo's will be able to provide much needed children's services including a community hub and support to maternal health.
24 May 2018
By taking direct control of your money, you can use your financial choices to send a clear message about what you believe in and, we believe this can be even more powerful than your vote in driving change and taking a positive stand for your personal values and motivations.
27 April 2018
Joe McTaggart, CEO of Walls & Futures REIT plc discusses the main issues that need to be considered when thinking about investing in property
23 April 2018
While there has been positive news about the first privately owned, subsidy free solar farm opening in the UK towards the end of 2017, it may be be some time before we see this filtering through for use in community owned schemes. So how can investors continue to make money do good in the renewable energy space?
08 March 2018
Grace Njoroge is an entrepreneur, wife, and mother of three sons living in a town northeast of Nairobi called Thika. Like many other Kenyan women, she was struggling to sustain and grow her business and care for her family.
19 February 2018
It’s almost here! Fairtrade Fortnight 2018 runs from 26 February to 11 March and, during this time, The Fairtrade Foundation is asking that we show extra support for the farmers and workers who produce our food.
16 February 2018
In rural Minas Gerais, Brazil’s biggest coffee-growing state, women used to support their husbands on small family farms but had little involvement or say in the business or farming decisions. This changed forever in 2006, when Oikocredit investee partner, Coopfam (Cooperativa dos Agricultores Familiares de Poço Fundo e Região) - a smallholder coffee co-operative, started to focus on empowering women to play an equal role in producing the Arabica coffee that had been a part of their lives for decades.
19 January 2018
Josh Brewer is the Senior Business Development Manager at Ethex, in this blog he discusses how Ethex was able to successfully deliver the largest single raise in its history for Our Power.
19 January 2018
Tom Carman recently attended the Oxford Real Farming Conference to test the appetite for positive investment in to food and farming enterprises. His blog looks at the role economics, tea towels, peat bogs and enterprise might have for this important sector.
22 November 2017
21 November 2017
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