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Saturday 30th of January 2010

News Tag: ethical finance

January 22, 2010

Ethical bank Triodos reports “phenomenal” growth

by David Masters
Ethical bank Triodos reported a record year for its UK operations in 2009, with lending and commitments growing by 73%. During 2009 the bank loaned nearly £250 million to organisations in the UK delivering social, environmental or cultural benefits. Bevis Watts, the bank's head of business banking, said the surge in lending for 2009 was "phenomenal". Environmental enterprise was a strong growth area for the bank, with lending to environmental ...



August 3, 2009

Ethical savings boost with Co-op-Britannia merger

by David Masters
Ethical savings boost with Co-op-Britannia merger
Savers who care about whether their savings are used to fund arms companies or renewable energy received welcome news today with the merger of Britannia Building Society and The Co-operative Bank. The merger aims to create a "trusted and ethical alternative to shareholder-owned bank." All three million Britannia members have joined or been given to opportunity to join the Co-operative Group, where they ...