Sustainable NZ beauty brand's success after crowd-funding $2.8m

Sustainable beauty brand’s continued success

Sustainable NZ beauty brand, Ethique, crowd-funded over $2.8 million. On average, Ethique has grown around 350% year on year. The lesser-known natural, ethical and environmentally conscious sector of the beauty industry is now worth over $18 billion. All of Ethique’s

Palm Oil Sourcing Should Be Disclosed to Consumers, Sustainability Study Recommends

Palm Oil Sourcing Should Be Disclosed to Consumers

Companies selling products which contain palm oil need to be upfront about where it comes from, so as to relieve consumers of the burden of making sustainable choices, a UK study says. Researchers from the University of Cambridge say companies

Solar, thermal… Spain’s historic hotels go green

Spain’s state-owned chain of paradores, the grand hotels often housed in ancient castles and monasteries, has announced that all 97 of its establishments will use only electricity from renewable sources from the start of the new year. The 90-year-old chain

‘Blue Planet effect’ gives boost to sustainable investment

Sir David Attenborough’s hit TV show Blue Planet has helped sustainable investment go mainstream, the architect of a new £200 million ethical fund says. Andrew Dykes, founder of the Global Sustainability Trust, said the “Blue Planet effect” had helped transform

BlackRock is getting ready for Millennial investors

BlackRock knows the world of investment is changing. As Gen-Xers and Millennials begin to accumulate more wealth, it intends to stay ahead of the curve. Earlier this year, the world’s largest asset manager took a stake in Acorns, an app

How Can You Become a “Sustainable” Investor?

Your values are important to you – and so are your investments. But you don’t have to keep these two parts of your life separate if you pursue sustainable investing. If you haven’t heard of this term, you might know



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