Investor Views: Why I am Prioritising Ethical Investments

New investor Staci West wants her pension and ISA to help make a difference, and so has picked funds with a sustainable mandate

Emma Simon 10 October, 2018 | 12:35PM
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Staci West is new to investing, although she has put cash aside for a number of years into savings accounts. She says: “Over the past couple of years my husband and I have been saving into a cash ISA, first to help pay for our wedding and then to finance his masters degree in cognitive behavioural therapy for children and young people.”

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But now those financial goals have been met, West and her husband are looking to raise a deposit for a house, as well as planning for retirement. As a result, they have started to look more seriously at their investment options.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
ASI UK Ethical Equity I Acc232.67 GBP-1.74Rating
Rathbone Ethical Bond I Acc245.43 GBP0.23Rating
Stewart Inv APAC Ldrs Sstby B GBP Acc1,050.50 GBP-2.02Rating

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Emma Simon

Emma Simon  is a financial journalist, specialising in investment and consumer issues, writing for