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Responsible Investment

Do you know where your money goes? You mightn’t buy certain products because of the reputation of the companies who produce them but did you ever stop to think that your superannuation fund might invest in exactly those companies? It’s not only your decisions as a consumer but your decisions as an investor which have a huge impact on the behaviour of companies around the world who rely on capital, even from small investors, with which to operate. The time has come to question exactly where your money is going and to demand responsibility from the companies in which you invest. But responsible investing isn’t merely about doing ‘the right thing,’ it’s also good for your hip pocket. Read on to see why responsible investing is the smart way to go…

Sustainable investing is not a feel good exercise.

Al Gore, former US Vice President and author of An Inconvenient Truth