21 May '18, 9am

Are you funding fracking and nuclear weapon manufacturing?

You probably have a direct debit or two set up to support your favourite charity, like most other people in the UK. You don’t mind giving away a portion of your hard-earned money to a cause that does good, that supports your values and has a positive impact on society. But how do you feel about supporting nuclear weapon manufacturing, arms dealing with Israel, tar sand mining and fracking? They probably aren’t at the top of your ‘good causes’ list. If you have an account with any of the main banks in the UK, then chances you are inadvertently funding these and other unethical activities. Big Five We at Ethical Consumer have revealed the hidden investments going on inside the vault and investigates the path to positive banking. We’ve been investing and surveying the banking sector over 20 years. Our finance reports are our most popular and it’s clear to see why. People genu...

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