HSBC has launched a pioneering new ethical investment ISA, a child vaccination ISA, which offers the opportunity to make money and at the same time help vaccinate children and save lives in the poorest countries of the world.
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A pioneering charity has launched a new initiative in the face of the credit crunch, to take loans from people who need a decent return on their income, and invest their money to help those in the developing world.
The number of churches committed to socially responsible and sustainable investment has increased substantially over the last couple of years, says the Conference of European Churches and partners - citing Oikocredit as an example.
Religious organisations already have a major stake in the global economy and can now shift decisively towards using their resources for ethical purposes and to redistribute wealth to the poor, a major group of faith investors says.