Is ethical investing becoming mainstream?
Notes from a conference held in Auckland this week
- Problems with naming
- Importance of the issue
- “Short termism” in the financial world
- The big issue: trust
- What government is doing
- What KiwiSaver providers are doing
- Why investors aren’t doing more
- What investors can do easily
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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.