Stuck in the mud

Yesterday our office adventured into the great outdoors as volunteers at one of our favourite Norfolk fens. As important as Mount Everest Wheatfen Broad is one of the most important sites of its kind in Britain. David Bellamy once said “Wheatfen Broad is, in its way, as important as Mount Everest or the giant redwood…

Investing Ethically approved for the Bronze level of the Norfolk Carbon Charter

More exciting news, we have been approved for the Bronze level of the Norfolk Carbon Charter.  Demonstrating that we are a clearly environmentally aspirational company, progressing through the Carbon Charter process as data permits. What does that mean? This level recognises organisations who are taking their environmental responsibility seriously, with effective carbon monitoring and reduction plans in place. First…

Investing Ethically Ltd Celebrates Living Wage Commitment

The Living Wage Foundation has announced that we have been accredited as a Living Wage Employer.  The Living Wage commitment sees everyone working at Investing Ethically Ltd, regardless of whether they are direct employees or third-party contracted staff; receive a minimum hourly wage of £8.75.  Significantly higher than the statutory minimum for over 25s of £7.50 per hour introduced…

Autumn Statement review

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the Autumn Budget back on 22nd November with the key message being reduction in growth and productivity forecasts along with an increase in the need to borrow. Having this as a backdrop goes someway to explain what was, for many, an underwhelming budget. It’s a shame that given the challenges the…

Supporting the Fossil Fuel Divestment movement

To further support the growing momentum for the fossil fuel divestment movement Investing Ethically has carried out detailed research into the changing stances taken by ethical fund managers regarding fossil fuels. Two years ago there were only 2 (Jupiter Ecology and Henderson Global Care Growth) out of the 100+ mainstream ethical funds which screened out ALL fossil…