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Fund EcoMarket

the sustainable, responsible and ethical investment information hub

Downloads & support for financial advisers and intermediaries

Helping you to offer advice on ESG, ethical and sustainable investments

This download includes and introduction to Fund EcoMarket,  maps ‘SRI Styles’ against the ‘Big 3’ core client motivations and 7 client examples as well as fact finding information and what to watch out for over the coming year.

Additional SRI Styles downloads

App

To download our fund database as a (free) App search ‘Fund EcoMarket’  on the iOS (Apple) App Store or Google Play (for Android).

  • The app has brief adviser prompts/suggested client text under the ‘?’ on each filter field.

Videos

Online training

Archive:

  • ’30 People, 30 years, 30 words’  Celebrating 30 years of ethical investment in the UK. 
    • This ‘guide’ includes ’30 expert opinions’ on ‘Why it matters where we invest’, many of whom were what was then often referred to as ‘the founding fathers of (UK) ethical investment’.
    • The document was compiled by Julia Dreblow in 2014 (kindly published by PanaceaAdviser) to celebrate ’30 years’ since the launch of the UKs first ethical fund in 1984 (the Stewardship funds).  Contributors include diverse ‘leaders’ from the period 1984 to 2014.
    • Each contributor explains in ’30 words’ why it matters where we invest.  Many also contributed addition text to explain their views in further detail and explain their personal stories.
  • CII Thinkpiece ‘SRI: Environmentally, Socially and Financially Useful’ by Julia Dreblow, published 19 September 2016
  • Archived articles  are available via the SRI Services Literature directory 

 

 

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Latest News

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 […]