Ethical investing: The good & bad - Pt 1

Ethical investing is big business. But do you pay a performance penalty for doing good and what’s ethical anyway? John Addis investigates.

Before running down the rabbit hole of ethical investing, let’s dispatch the easiest issue first. You’re reading Intelligent Investor Share Advisor; you invest in stocks, presumably to make a profit. So we’re going to assume you don’t find profiting from capital inherently unethical. [Will the Marxists up the back please lower their hands?]

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