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.
01 May 2020
02 April 2020
Ethex CEO Lisa Ashford reflects on positive investing at a time of crisis.
30 March 2020
As the world awakens to the need for change in all areas of industry, organisations like the ELC are using methods of farming that are actually improving the local ecology, creating livelihoods for farmers and bringing communities together.
20 March 2020
Ethex looks at why supporting social businesses and communities is a great thing to be doing
20 March 2020
6 easy steps to keep investing positively online – providing valuable support for sustainable businesses
06 February 2020
Air pollution is a major problem in the UK, especially for people living in and near major cities. Find out how pioneering organisations like Get Cycling are helping to tackle the problem
09 December 2019
If you're trying to have an ethical Christmas this year, then check out our 5 key recommendations
21 November 2019
Anne-Helene Sinha, investment manager responsible for CAF Venturesome’s Community Led Housing Funds, reflects on why supporting communities to tackle the housing crisis can be a game changer.
21 October 2019
How can you reduce carbon emissions whilst ensuring that households living in fuel poverty can heat their homes?
09 October 2019
Find out how CITR can provide attractive tax reliefs of investors supporting small businesses and social enterprises
28 August 2019
With a likely General Election around the corner, Will Cottrell, Chairman of Brighton Energy Coop looks at what policy changes need to urgently happen to reinvigorate the solar sector in the UK
16 August 2019
With a significant need to rapidly catalyse grass roots action on climate change community owned renewable energy projects provide a unique way to do this that benefits people and the planet and this blog talks about how the sector can be scaled.
29 July 2019
Can alcohol every be ethical? This blog looks at the interesting relationship between society and alcohol.
29 May 2019
Find out how children are acting as catalysts for action on climate change and how Solar for Schools are tapping into this phenomenon
04 May 2019
Community Land Trusts are popping up all over the UK, with the aim of bringing more buildings into community ownership in a bid to tackle some of the big social problems facing communities today. But what are they all about and why do they make good investments?
Here are the top five things we think you need to know about CLTs
08 April 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
01 April 2019
Organisations that have a social and community focus contribute to a more equal society which puts people, communities and the environment first. However, of the 100,000 + social enterprises and SMEs in the UK which contribute £60 billion to the economy and employ 2 million people, 60% struggle to access affordable finance. This is where a little know tax relief called CITR has a useful role to play.
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