What is Ethical Investing?

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What is Ethical Investing?

Ethical investing is choosing where to invest money based on ethical or moral principles. It is dependent on the person because it revolves around applying your individual values, which include social, moral and religious beliefs and decisions.

THERE IS NO MARKET OR GOVERNMENT DETERMINED NAME FOR THIS TYPE OF INVESTING DUE TO ETHICS BEING A VERY BROAD AND SUBJECTIVE TOPIC. THE NAME OF ETHICAL INVESTMENTS MAY GO UNDER OTHER ALIASES SUCH AS SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE INVESTING, IMPACT INVESTING, VALUES BASED INVESTING, CONSCIOUS INVESTING AND GREEN INVESTING.

Each type may slightly differ from the next based on the focus of the investment strategy, but the general principles of them all are very similar.

 In general most ethical investments comprise of investments in companies with products such as, education, sustainable products, healthcare and renewable energies – And they don’t invest in other investments and companies that are harmful to the environment, exploit workers, produce weapons or tobacco, or offer gambling services