‘Ethical’ investment funds outperforming mainstream counterparts: study

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By David Taylor, 25 July 2017

So-called responsible or ethical investments have more than quadrupled over the past three years to roughly $622 billion, new private research shows.

Responsible investments are considered those made in areas such as healthcare or clean energy, avoiding ties to industries such as coal, weapons, gambling, tobacco, weapons or oil.

The new research shows ethical Australian share funds have actually outperformed their equivalent mainstream funds over the past 10 years.

Read the full story on the ABC here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-25/ethical-investment-funds-outperforming-mainstream-counterparts/8742104

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