Money

A growing number of alternatives makes it easier than ever to switch to ethical banking, pensions, savings accounts, investments or insurance policy. Our detailed product guides and ratings help you to choose the best and avoid the worst. Our features cover issues within the financial industry issues and the positive developments and alternatives. 

Product guides

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Cash ISAs

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 41 brands offering Cash ISAs.

We also see what ethical options are available and offer our Best Buy recommendations.

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Current Accounts for Small Businesses and Charities

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 30 current account brands for small businesses, NGOs and charities

We also shine a spotlight on 'new challengers' and accounts for community groups and give our Best Buy recommendations.

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Ethical Bank Accounts

Is there an ethical bank? Rating the ethical and environmental record of 32 UK current accounts, with recommended buys. 

We also look at app-based banking, which banks own which brands, fossil fuel investments, tax avoidance, and how to switch accounts.

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Ethical Investment Funds

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental records of 20 green and ethical investment funds.

We also look in detail at fossil-free funds, how to choose a fund, and give our Best Buy recommendations.

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Ethical Pensions

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 14 Pensions.

We also look at the workplace pension, ethical pensions, divestment, and give our recommended buys.

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Fossil Free Investment Funds

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the environmental and ethical record of 13 fossil-free investment funds.

We also look at renewable energy investments, carbon divestment and tax avoidance and give our Best Buy recommendations.

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Innovative Finance ISAs

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 6 providers.

We also look at crowdfunding, financial risks, the projects offered by the platforms and give our recommended buys.

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Insurance - Car

In this guide we investigate rate and rank the environmental and social record of 30 car insurance providers.

We also ask is your insurance company indirectly financing the sale of arms? And give our Best Buy recommendations.

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Insurance - Home

In this guide we investigate, score and rank 30 home insurance underwriters based on their ethical and environmental records.

We also ask if your home insurance company funding climate change, spotlight the green and eco insurance companies and give our Best Buy recommendations.

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Insurance - Pet

In this guide we investigate rate and rank the environmental and social record of 13 pet insurance underwriters.

We also look at tax avoidance, specialist brokers and give our Best Buy recommendations.

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Insurance - Travel

In this guide we investigate, rate and score the ethical and environmental record of 15 travel insurance underwriters.

The report covers the major providers of travel insurance and includes the most ethical travel insurance options and our Best Buy recommendations

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Mortgages

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 35 mortgage providers.

We also look at the greenest options, how COVID-19 has affected mortgages, the Green Homes grant, and give our recommended buys.

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Savings Accounts

In this guide we investigate, score and rank 52 savings account brands.

We reveal the innovative organisations looking to lever the power of people's savings for positive social and environmental change and give our Best Buy recommendations.

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