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ESG: More Than a Protest – Citywire infographic and article

March 8th, 2021

infographic showing diversity of retail ESG fund options

Fund EcoMarket roundup and top 100 searches in 2020

January 6th, 2021

  Happy New Year…   I very much hope you and yours are well and coping with the situation we find ourselves in once again. COVID, aside (and that is the last time I will mention it) 2020 was another great year for SRI Services. This blog is to give you a quick overview of how […]

Searches for ESG funds increase rapidly – with sustainability issues dominating

July 2nd, 2020

Usage of the adviser friendly sustainable investment fund database ‘Fund EcoMarket’ increased sharply over the last six months. Fund EcoMarket welcomed 7.9k unique users over the 6 months to 30 June 2020 – compared to 5.5k over the same period in 2019 (source: Google Analytics). The average session time was 4.31 minutes. Commenting on the […]

What did Fund EcoMarket users search for in Q1 2020

April 14th, 2020

Of 13,007 total events (ie individual clicks on filter options) during Q1 2020 (1 January to 31 March) the list below shows those ranked in the top 50 searches. Once again, this demonstrates the breadth of information sought by financial advisers and others with an interest in sustainable, responsible and ethical investment (SRI) and points […]

Fund EcoMarket filter options – annual update

March 3rd, 2020

Once a year we gather ideas about what we could usefully add or alter on the Fund EcoMarket filter options – ahead of doing our annual research update for all funds. As always there were dozens of options that we could have added, but in the interest of not letting the fund tool become too […]

Top Fund EcoMarket Filter Searches in 2019

January 6th, 2020

The following list is of the top individual filter searches carried out on Fund EcoMarket from 1 January to 31 December 2019. This information is derived from Google Analytics, which recorded 34,087 filter options having been  selected over the twelve month period. This information showed the breadth of different issues people were interested in as […]

Recent changes to Fund EcoMarket

December 6th, 2019

Just a brief note to let you know about some of the changes we have made to Fund EcoMarket recently. Changes to functionality You can now… Use the new map on our ‘Find an Adviser’ area  – which enables potential adviser clients to find local advisers more easily. You can now use the Search ‘recently […]

Top 100 Fund EcoMarket searches Jan – Sept

October 4th, 2019

For those of us who love a good list – here are the top 100 searched carried out on Fund EcoMarket from 1 January to 1 September 2019 … once again highlighting the need for a combination of ‘conventional financial’ and ESG / SRI policy and strategy information! These resulted from a total of 21,219 […]

SRI fund tool filter searches May 2019

June 10th, 2019

  May 2019 saw the increase in use of Fund EcoMarket continue, with 1200 ‘unique users’ carrying out 3177 ‘clicks’ on the various filter options. Pointing, once again, to the importance of being able to combine ethical/sustainable investment & ESG related information alongside core product and conventional financial information in one place the top 50 […]

Top 50 Fund EcoMarket searches April 2019

May 7th, 2019

In a month when climate change was constantly in the news it will surprise few to see that Fund EcoMarket users regularly searched for fund options listed as: ‘sustainability themed’, ‘environmentally themed’, ‘environmental policy’, ‘climate change policy’, ‘avoids coal, oil & gas majors’, ‘invests in clean energy / renewables’ . The high ranking of ‘animal […]

Fund EcoMarket ‘top 50 searches’ Q1 2019

April 8th, 2019

If your role involves understanding what financial advisers and others are looking for in the SRI, ESG or impact investment market the following list of ‘Top 50 Fund EcoMarket searches’ for Q1 2019 (January to March) will be of interest to you… (These are of a total of 4849 ‘events’ according to Google Analytics.) 1.     […]

Top Fund EcoMarket searches February 2019

March 12th, 2019

Below is a list of the top 50 filter searches carried out by users of  Fund EcoMarket during February 2019. These are from a total of 1,726 ‘events’. If you are looking for evidence of growing interest in this area and the diversity of things people want or need to know about here it is! (I […]

What did people search for on Fund EcoMarket in January?

February 15th, 2019

Thanks to some fancy footwork from our IT support team we are now able to report on the top filter searches people have used on Fund EcoMarket. Of just over 1000 searches conducted during January 2019 the following were the ‘top 30’ most clicked on options: 1. OEIC/Unit Trust 2. Equity 3. Sustainability Themed 4. […]

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New Fund EcoMarket brochure available for download
April 13, 2021
Fund EcoMarket brochure 2021

I am delighted to be able to share our new (A4) downloadable & printable Fund EcoMarket brochure… Download via this link: FEM brochure April 2021 Final The brochure includes the following: An introduction to the Fund EcoMarket fund database tool A snapshot of the number of funds in each of our ‘SRI Styles’ A ‘filter field […]

Climate considerations now embedded across main UK financial regulators
March 25, 2021

During UKSIF’s excellent ‘Ownership Day’ event today I was delighted to hear from their keynote speaker Mark Manning of the FCA, that the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has formally written to Nikhil Rathi, Chief Executive of the FCA, with notification that the government now requires climate change to form part of the regulator’s […]

SRI Styles update – ‘ethical’ funds now in single category
March 16, 2021

We have today updated our Fund EcoMarket ‘SRI Styles’ fund classifications to combine ‘Negative Ethical’ and ‘Balanced Ethical’ funds into a single style now called simply: ‘Ethical’. When we created Fund EcoMarket back in 2010 by far the largest proportion of funds in this area were referred to as ‘ethical’ – and focused significantly on […]