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IFAP puts out factsheet on ethical investment

IFA Promotion is publishing a factsheet for investors wanting to find out more about socially responsible investment.

The factsheet includes information on the benefits of ethical investment, company disclosure policies and how a specialist IFA can help. IFAP says it also dispels the myth that ethical investments cannot perform well.

The factsheet also answers questions such as how to find out which companies have ethical policies and how fund managers define “ethical”, “socially responsible” or “green”.

IFAP chief executive David Elms says: “If you have concerns about your investments then an IFA who specialises in ethical investing an
help you to make informed decisions. I believe that investors have a right to know what their money is funding.”

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