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Whether it is something as simple as paying bills on time, making long term savings and investment decisions or even making sure that your business is fully insured, developing responsible financial habits is critical.

Take a look at our list of financial advisers and ethical options for banking and insurance.

Ethex brings together on one platform the best positive savings and investment opportunities to make it easy to make money do good. You can browse, compare and invest in a range of products from bank accounts and ISAs to equity investments and charity bonds that offer a social/environmental as well as a financial return.

Ethex

Curious about whether money can do good? Read this article by Ethex and take this quiz to determine the kind of financial investor you are.

Triodos is one of the leaders of ethical banking. Their long-awaited current account was launched in April and is a great way to make a positive choice in the way you bank. Their contactless debit card is made from an eco-friendly natural plastic, a responsible alternative to every other option out there and they offer a fair approach to banking through a modest fee.

 

 

Unity Trust Bank is a commercial bank with a social conscience. They help organisations to prosper and contribute to economic, community and social change. Put simply, they’re here to help create a better society. They were established over 30 years ago, with a vision to create a bank that would serve the needs of its customers and enrich society as a whole.

 

Unity Bank

 

 

Rathbone Greenbank Investments is a specialist ethical investment team, providing personalised and professional investment services. Their clients are individuals and families, charities and other not-for-profit organisations, trusts, pension funds and their professional advisers. They invest ethically, sustainably and responsibly by constructing investment portfolios to match your objectives and values.

Charity Bank uses its savers’ money to make loans to charities and social enterprises. They are entirely owned by charitable foundations, trusts and social purpose organisations. Their charitable borrowers, ethical savers, social investors and dedicated staff are helping to make sure that charities and social enterprises can always be there for the people and communities that need them.

 

 

London Mutual Credit Union is on a mission to provide members with access to reasonably priced financial services and encourage the development of good financial practice. Supporting the communities where they live and work has always been an important part of their business philosophy. As a community-based and member-owned financial institution, London Mutual Credit Union is committed to doing business in a way that contributes to the social, economic, and environmental well being of the communities in which they operate.

London Mutual Credit Union

 

If you need advice about investments, Abbott & Booth have specialised in providing ethical financial advice to clients for over 15 years. Jointly they have over 50 years’ experience in the financial services industry and as they are independent, they have access to all products and investments in the UK financial services market.

 

Investing Ethically are a chartered firm of financial planners with great experience relating to professional qualifications and ethical good practice. They are wholly committed to providing the best possible advice, service and support.

 

Over the last 25 years, Ethical Investors  has have pioneered the development of responsible products and advice in the UK. At least 50% of their net profits are distributed to good causes via their foundation, Ethical Giving, and their sister company, Ethical Screening, provides support in analysing ethical funds.



Talbot Jones Risk Solutions
is an insurance brokerage specialising in Charity and SME risk management advice and insurance. They are a small family firm, passionate about their niche areas of expertise. Richard is an experienced chartered broker while Clare offers enthusiastic and proactive business support to our network. As Appointed Representatives of TEn Insurance Services, they have the independence, flexibility and drive of a small business, but with the reach and competitive premiums of a national broker.

 

 

Naturesave Insurance  is the award winning ethical alternative for your insurance needs. They provide comprehensive insurance cover for individuals, companies, community organisations and charities at competitive prices and have a strong commitment to the advancement of environmental and ethical issues, working to promote sustainable practices within the business community and the insurance industry since 1993.

With all these excellent options for advice on financial matters, there is no lack of potential for gathering information and making wise and ethical choices! Make your money do good.

Posted on October 10, 2017 by Blue Patch Team
Blue Patch Team

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