Responsible investing: How investing can protect the environment

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“Because of this, it’s little surprise that across the UK we are seeing increased interest in sustainable investments, where your money can generate returns while having a huge impact on working towards a greener future,” Mr Robbins continued.

There is undeniable interest in sustainable investing, but many investors simply don’t have the knowledge, or know where to look, to find these funds that align with their own values.

Triodos Bank UK research has shown that 62 percent of investors believe the financial services industry needs to make more of an effort to help people invest in businesses driving positive social and environmental change.

However, 61 percent of ISA holders also admit they never took steps to see if their money was being invested in line with their values.