Ethical and green investment has never been more popular. EIRIS estimates that there is now around £12.2 billion invested in UK green and ethical retail funds.
A growing market
Growing consumer interest in issues like climate change, fairtrade, poverty and human rights continues to boost the number of people investing ethically in the UK. More people are looking to put their principals into practice when managing their finances.
More product choice
In response to rising demand, the universe of ethical and green retail funds has expanded considerably. There are now almost 100 green and ethical funds available to UK investors – a decade ago there were just a couple of dozen.