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.
09 January 2019
The Community Investment Tax Relief (CITR) was set up by the government to encourage high net-worth individuals and companies to invest in local businesses, entrepreneurs and social enterprises over long-term.
08 January 2019
With the lack of ambitious reforms from government then some local groups are taking matters into their own hands. Locally set up community organisations are forming Community Land Trusts (CLTs), with the aim of creating permanently affordable housing for local residents
19 December 2018
As an ethically-minded consumer, it’s that time of year that you dread. Research says that 32%* of people receive at least one unwanted present every year with an average value of £155. That amounts to around £2.6 billion spent unnecessarily every Christmas.
19 December 2018
People can use their money in ways to address climate change, build resilient communities and tackle poverty. One of the most compelling opportunities that is currently on the Ethex platform is from Electric Blue.
19 November 2018
To buy or to rent? This binary opposition defines the UK housing market. The Community Land Trusts (CLTs) have emerged as potential saviours of divided communities.
14 November 2018
The increasing financialization of the investment industry has meant it has lost its connection with the person on the street. Being open, transparent and demonstrating the positive impact an investment can have in the real world is a powerful way of reengaging people with investing.
09 November 2018
David Smith, former headteacher of Settlebeck School, and a current trustee of Farfield Mill shares the impact and importance that mills have had and will continue to have on the landscape and livelihoods in the North of England.
23 October 2018
Property investment can offer us security and a lower risk profile. So what ethical options are out there? As property investors, how can we be part of the solution and not the problem?
22 October 2018
From overuse of land and water to emissions from intensively managed livestock, agriculture has a key part to play in cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
18 October 2018
Given community energy is one of the most developed social impact investment sectors both in terms of products and an investor appeal, and with the pressing need to further decarbonise the UK’s energy sector in light of the IPCC report there is a strong case for changes in government policy to de-risk these investments further, whilst also growing social impact investing and helping to reduce carbon emissions to limit global temperature rises.
27 September 2018
Ahead of this year's Good Money Week (29th September - 5th October 2018) we have been speaking to some of our existing female investors, to help us understand their motivations and interests, to use these to help encourage more women to join the Positive Investing movement.
26 September 2018
Ahead of this year’s Good Money Week (29th Sept – 5th Oct), Ethex, the leading online impact investing platform, has set out three recommendations for the financial services industry to help encour-age more women to invest.
04 September 2018
For every £1 invested in Mustard Seed Property will now be matched by Andrews Charitable Trust (ACT) – getting them more quickly to the £300,000 target for a property which will provide long term housing for vulnerable adults with learning difficulties in Cornwall
27 August 2018
Ethex, which alongside leading crowdfunding platform Lendahand has launched Energise Africa, an initiative which provides working capital to solar businesses, will be travelling alongside the Prime Minister.
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