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Five ethical trends to befriend in 2021

From the race to net zero to the push for boardroom diversity, this is what investors should watch out for as we head into the new year
Five ethical trends  to befriend in 2021

As climate change has rocketed up the agenda, it has sparked a green investment boom this year. The iShares Global Clean Energy ETF (US:ICLN) – which tracks major renewable energy companies around the world – has surged from around $8 at its ‘Corona crunch’ low to over $23 now. Investors looking to capitalise on the transition to a low-carbon economy are increasingly realising that they can align their portfolios with their values without sacrificing financial returns. 

We’ve picked out some key ethical trends that are worth befriending as we head into the new year.

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