Ethical consuming and investing
Change the world with your wallet!
The way we spend our money can help to change the world. Every time we shop we’re voting with our wallet. When we buy from brands that have a positive impact it’s like voting for a better world. By carefully choosing what we buy, and looking behind the brands, we can choose products that have a positive impact on people, the planet and animals.
When you are part of a movement of people making similar positive choices we can start to have a big impact on the world around us.
Banking and Investment
In the 5 years since the Paris Climate Agreement, banks have collectively poured more than $3.6T (that’s TRILLION) into fossil fuels.
BankTrack – international
BankTrack is the international tracking, campaigning and CSO support organisation targeting private sector commercial banks (‘banks’) and the activities they finance. We are an integral part of the global community of CSOs focused on the financial sector as a whole (multilateral and national development banks, export credit agencies, private and institutional investors et cetera).
BankTrack’s mission is to stop banks from financing harmful business activities; to promote a banking sector that respects human rights and contributes to just societies and a healthy planet; and to support fellow civil society organisations in their engagement with banks.
Responsible Returns – Australia
Responsible Returns helps you find responsible or ethical banking, superannuation and investment products matching your values and interests
Mindful Money – New Zealand
We are a charity that promotes ethical investment. We know that many New Zealanders want to invest ethically but don’t have the objective information and research to compare the options. We want to empower all New Zealanders to be responsible for how they invest their savings. We started off with KiwiSaver funds and have now introduced Investment Funds
Ethical Consumer – United Kingdom
Is there an ethical bank in the UK? Rating the ethical and environmental record of 32 UK current accounts, with recommended buys.
Green America – USA
Green America is pleased to partner with our Green Business Network member, Natural Investments LLC, a leader in environmentally and socially responsible investing, to bring you the mutual fund Heart Rating. The Heart Rating evaluates mutual funds selected by Natural Investments based on their environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) performance, their degree of community development investing, and the fund companies’ engagement in shareholder activism.
Australian Ethical Consumer – Australia
A space to share resources that support informed decision making for Australian consumers with a focus on environmentally sustainable practices and supporting Australian owned businesses.
Shop Ethical App – Australia
The SHOP ETHICAL! app gives you the low-down on the environmental and social record of companies behind common brands you buy in Australian supermarkets and beyond. Shop at the supermarket with a clear conscience!
Ethical consumer – United Kingdom
All the information and inspiration you need to revolutionise the way you spend, save and live.
Learn how to use your spending power to help change the world for the better.
Better World Shopper – USA
BETTER WORLD SHOPPER is a public research project dedicated to making social and environmental data available to consumers who wish to utilize their dollars as votes in order to help build a better world.
This research project translates a comprehensive database of over 2000 companies and utilizes 76 reliable sources of data so that the public can hold companies accountable in a practical way, every day.