This segment was broadcast on 20 September 2018. Some information may be out of date.

Ethical (or responsible) investing

What we say versus what we do
  • Survey on New Zealanders’ views
  • But are we acting on those views?
  • Why not, and what can be done about it
  • Avoid “bad” companies or engage with them?
  • One worry — keep an eye on fund risk
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Mary Holm is a freelance journalist, a director of Financial Services Complaints Ltd (FSCL), a seminar presenter and a bestselling author on personal finance. From 2011 to 2019 she was a founding director of the Financial Markets Authority. Her opinions are personal, and do not reflect the position of any organisation in which she holds office. Mary’s advice is of a general nature, and she is not responsible for any loss that any reader may suffer from following it.