Ethical Money

It is easier than ever to switch to ethical banking, pensions, savings accounts, investments and insurance. Our detailed product guides and ratings help you to choose the best and avoid the worst. Plus features covering the ethical issues and positive alternatives in the financial sector.

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 look at how to choose an ethical fund, transparency, carbon footprints, returns on investment, alternative investment methods, and give our Best Buy recommendations.

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Ethical Mortgages

Finding the most ethical mortgage, with ethical and environmental ratings for 35 mortgage providers, and recommended Best Buys. 

We also look at the bank and building society mortgages, green mortgages and the the Green Homes grant, Credit Unions Islamic mortgages and how COVID-19 has affected mortgages. 

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Ethical Pensions

Finding an ethical pension: a guide with ethical and environmental ratings for 13 major pension providers, with recommended buys.

We rate the major pension providers which offer some kind of ethical option for clients. We look at different types of pension, what makes a pension ethical, tax, transparency, investments and carbon reporting, sharia funds and ethical pension campaigns. 

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Ethical Savings Accounts

Finding the most ethical savings account, with ethical and environmental ratings for 52 accounts  and Best Buy recommendations.

We also explore other options including building societies and credit unions, take a look at Islamic banking, and detail the issues around tax avoidance, funding fossil fuels and nuclear weapons producers, and executive pay. 

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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 22 car insurance providers.

We also look at discrimination based on race, wealth and loyalty, insurance for electric vehicles and give our Best Buy recommendations.

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Insurance - Home

In this guide we investigate, score and rank 23 home insurance underwriters based on their ethical and environmental records.

We also ask if your home insurance company is 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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