News & Events

As a firm that offers support and guidance to clients each and every day, we wanted to find a way to share our knowledge and understanding of industry trends. Our dedicated News and Events page is a catalogue of internal updates and global ethical news stories. We encourage you to read, share and comment on our posts.

IE News

As the name suggests, our Investing Ethically (IE) news will be specific to the firm. From welcoming new team members, to introducing ethical events; you will learn all you need to know about our team.

IE News Archive

Ethical News

Articles under the Ethical News category will offer a more rounded overview of what is a global sector. To be truly ethical, we make it our duty to stay abreast of immerging markets, to be able to recommend innovative new funds.

Ethical News Archive

On Your Bike – Forestry Commission excursion

Our summer team building day involved a visit to The Forestry Commission site at Thetford Forest. We challenged ourselves with off-road bicycle riding and an all-terrain forest Segway adventure. Thetford Forest Set within 50,000 acres of pine and the UK’s largest man made lowland forest, a patchwork of pines, heathland and broadleaves. This great mixture of…

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EVENT – Discover why doing business ethically really can pay

We would like to share a local event that we have been asked to speak at to discover why doing business ethically really can pay. Hear from Lisa Hardman, one of our advisers:- “It’s tough to make a profit and you could be forgiven for assuming that making a difference is something for the weekend. But…

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Aiming for the icing on the chartered cake

It is just over five years ago since the directors of Investing Ethically Ltd completed the purchase of the business from the founder, Alan Kirkham who retired from the company at that time.  It has been an exciting and very busy period since, with a number of significant regulatory driven changes being introduced by the…

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All Investing Ethically’s advisers have achieved Chartered Status

We have marvellous news to share, each of our advisers has achieved the prestigious accolade of Chartered Status this month after many studious months. What this means? Chartered Status is the profession’s gold standard for financial planners. It confirms they have completed a suite of professional qualifications equivalent to a bachelor’s degree. Royal Charters, granted by the sovereign…

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Investing Ethically join conservation volunteers on Mousehold Heath

Our office, including all the advisers recently volunteered to  swap the office for a day to support The Conservation Volunteers in Norwich, helping us all improve and enjoy our local green spaces.  Our task was to clear bracken in our local conservation spot, very close to Norwich city centre, Mousehold Heath.  Often we loose sight of nature on our…

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Have you noticed a change to fund names – who are Liontrust?

Liontrust Asset Management Plc., the specialist independent fund management group has purchased the entire issued share capital of Alliance Trust Investments Limited (ATI) for a total consideration of around £30 million. The acquisition of ATI, including 11 sustainable investment funds managed by the ATI Investment Team, is attractive to Liontrust for a number of reasons: The acquisition…

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Why ethical income could be good for your portfolio By Emma Agyemang

Article written for the Investors Chronicle “I wish Woodford would launch an income or growth fund that excluded tobacco stocks!” an Investors Chronicle reader recently lamented, following news of the launch of CF Woodford Income Focus Fund (GB00BD9X7109). However, there are a number of other funds that describe themselves as ethical, or invest with environmental,…

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Ethical current account launched by Triodos Bank

For many years, you’ve had the opportunity to make positive choices about the food you buy, the transport you take, the energy you consume and the companies you buy from. Now it’s possible to apply your values when choosing a current account. Triodos says ‘every last detail of the Triodos Current Account has been considered’.…

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A first since the 1880’s! Britain goes a day without coal-fired power

National Grid have announced that for the first time since the industrial revolution, Great Britain has managed an entire day without using electricity produced from coal. This is the first time the country has gone without coal-produced power for an entire day.  The electricity has been generated from natural gas (50.3%), nuclear (21.2%), wind (12.2%),…

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