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The Big Exchange
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June 13, 2024

Boutiques to Banks: The firms which manage your money on The Big Exchange

The parent companies of the asset managers listed on The Big Exchange (TBE) range from small ‘boutique’ firms owned by employees to leading international banking groups.

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Impact
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June 4, 2024

Tackling conflict minerals in the semi-conductor supply chain

Semi-conductors are widely used in the technology sector and demand globally is soaring. It's therefore important to look at what they are made of, and Stewart Investors has done just that.

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Impact
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March 12, 2024

Staying the course: WHEB remains committed to sustainable investing

WHEB provides their views on sustainable investing in the current economic environment and more...

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The Big Exchange
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March 11, 2024

Introducing Castlefield

The Big Exchange announce the introduction of several new funds from Castlefield.

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The Big Exchange
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February 29, 2024

Introducing BlueBay Impact-Aligned Bond Fund

The Big Exchange announce the introduction of the BlueBay Impact-Aligned Bond Fund.

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Investing
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February 13, 2024

Is there a place for bonds in a diversified portfolio?

The Big Exchange team discuss whether bonds are a good way to diversify a portfolio...

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The Big Exchange
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February 1, 2024

2023 round up and year ahead

It’s that time of year when we look back over 2023 to celebrate successes and plan for 2024 and the year ahead.

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Impact
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December 12, 2023

Sustainability leaders meet at the WHEB Asset Management Annual Conference

Liz Rees, Impact Analyst at The Big Exchange, was there to find out more about some of the policies and technologies supporting a sustainable future, and how they are captured in the WHEB Sustainability Fund.

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Impact
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November 10, 2023

WHEB Electrification

Victoria MacLean, Associate Fund Manager WHEB discusses the changes needed to our energy infrastructure to increase the availability of renewable energy.

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Impact
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November 10, 2023

A just transition – people and planet

Kim Goodall, Impact Analyst at The Big Exchange explains why a “just transition” is important, and how The Big Exchange supports customers who care about both people and planet.

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Impact
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October 30, 2023

The Good Investment Review

The Big Exchange is delighted to be featured in the Good Investment Review, take a look here…

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Impact
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August 30, 2023

From sepsis to sperm counts: why plastic pollution matters and how WHEB’s companies help

Seb Beloe, Head of Research at WHEB, looks at what needs to be done to win the war on plastics and which companies are leading the way.

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Impact
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August 14, 2023

No wind? No problem

Jonathan Parsons from Artemis Impact Equities Team provides an optimistic outlook for the future of wind power in the UK, even when the wind doesn’t blow!

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Investing
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August 10, 2023

No shortcuts to net zero

Hilde Jenssen, Head of Fundamental Equities at Nordea Asset Management (NAM), discusses the global decarbonisation drive and how activities at portfolio level can make a difference.

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Investing
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July 31, 2023

How AI is Shaping the Future of the Education Sector and Sustainable Investing

Artificial Intelligence, also known as AI, has the capability of learning from vast amounts of data, adapting to new information, and making intelligent decisions. Generative AI has the potential to influence how future generations are educated, and investors focusing on sustainability may be able to identify many opportunities to utilise AI for the betterment of people and the planet.

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Impact
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July 13, 2023

Do companies that ‘do good’ make good investments?

The Big Exchange debates the question whether companies that aim to ‘do good’, do in fact make for a good investment.

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Investing
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July 10, 2023

Unleashing the Power of Regular Investments

The Big Exchange discuses the inherent volatility and the challenges investors face when it comes to the everchanging landscape of the stock market.

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June 23, 2023

India - a gem amongst Emerging Markets?

The team at Stewart Investors explain why they are optimistic about India as an attractive investment opportunity.

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June 23, 2023

Janus Henderson explores sustainable investment opportunities around the globe.

Janus Henderson’s Head of Global Sustainable Equities gives his views on what to look forward to in 2023, with an emphasis on reshoring, rebuilding, and electrification.

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Investing
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June 14, 2023

T. Rowe Price - a new asset manager for The Big Exchange

The Big Exchange are pleased to announce two new gold medal funds from T. Rowe Price are now available. Founded in 1937, this asset manager, is well known for its growth style of fund management.

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Impact
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May 24, 2023

CCLA Better World Global Equity Fund is now available on The Big Exchange

We are delighted to introduce CCLA, the UK’s largest charity fund manager to The Big Exchange. Driven by the investment thesis of “Act, Access, and Align”, CCLA is well-known for its proactivity in the ESG investment space through its meaningful and global impact.

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The Big Exchange
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May 24, 2023

Janus Henderson update following annual reassessments

Liz gives an update on the impact of the Janus Henderson funds following their reassessment by The Big Exchange.

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The Big Exchange
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May 24, 2023

EdenTree Responsible & Sustainable Fund now available

We are delighted to announce a new fund is now available on The Big Exchange, our first fund from EdenTree.

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Impact
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April 20, 2023

Jupiter Ecology joins The Big Exchange

We are delighted to welcome this long-established fund to The Big Exchange

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Investing
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April 5, 2023

Ethical Property as a portfolio diversifier

Liz talks about why investors should consider ethical property as a way to further diversify their portfolio.

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Impact
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March 31, 2023

Heptagon Future Trends Fund available on The Big Exchange

The Heptagon Future Trends Fund focuses on the most important sustainability trends that are likely to have a major impact on our future. We are pleased to offer this fund on the Big Exchange, and it has been awarded a silver medal rating.

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Investing
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March 30, 2023

Putting together a portfolio on The Big Exchange

Liz takes you through part one of our series on diversification and the options you have available on The Big Exchange when investing.

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Investing
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February 28, 2023

The Big Exchange Investment Committee is growing!

A Big welcome to Tara and Tom who join our Investment Committee. Read more to find out more about them and what they are bringing to the table.

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The Big Exchange
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February 24, 2023

Best for Sustainable Investors 2023

Read why The Big Exchange has been voted the Best for Sustainable Investors by Boring Money 3 years in a row!

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Impact
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February 23, 2023

Investing in Biodiversity. What do you need to know?

Biodiversity is the number 1 issue raised by investors on The Big Exchange. This blog aims to tell you what you need to know about investing to solve issues facing the environment and Biodiversity.

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The Big Exchange
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January 31, 2023

Introducing Regnan.

Read our introduction to a new fund manager on The Big Exchange and learn about their Global Equity Impact Solutions fund.

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Impact
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January 31, 2023

The Big Exchange support FCA proposed rules on fund labelling and disclosure

Read a summary of The Big Exchange's response to the FCA's proposed regulation which aims to build transparency and trust by introducing a set of labels for different types of investment products.

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Investing
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January 31, 2023

Investment outlook for 2023

Chris Ralph, Chair of The Big Exchange Investment Committee gives you a rundown of what happened in 2022 and what to look out for in 2023.

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The Big Exchange
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December 23, 2022

An end to 2022 - time to look forward

Our CEO, Abi, reflects on 2022, her ambitions for The Big Exchange, and what's in store for the year to come.

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Money management
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December 14, 2022

6 ways to teach children good money habits

Good with Money give us the low-down on introducing money talks to our kids and how we can all set them off on the path to understanding personal finances.

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Impact
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December 13, 2022

WHEB having an A-ha moment on battery electric vehicles

See Beloe, Partner and Head of Research at WHEB provides an “A-HA” moment in thinking about battery powered vehicles. And... We bet you didn’t know this bit of unique Norwegian trivia!

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Investing
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November 29, 2022

Investing and inflation: what does it all mean?

Our analysts give you some insight into how they see investments behave in times of increased inflation and help set your expectations for the months ahead.

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Investing
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November 29, 2022

Deposit-return schemes: Back to the future

Neil Goddin, part of the Artemis Positive Future team gives us an insight into a company they believe provides an old solution to a new problem: waste!

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The Big Exchange
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November 7, 2022

The Big Exchange is awarded an ethical accreditation

The Good Shopping Guide have reviewed The Big Exchange and awarded us their Ethical Accreditation. See more on what's behind the brand and how we live our purpose and try do the ethical thing.

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Impact
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July 27, 2022

Winds of change: Joeri Rogelj on Climate Change

Recent climate related event reminded us of an article hosted by our friends at Pictet in April. Joeri Rogelj noted that the governments and businesses that don’t step up to the challenge of addressing climate change will find it harder to attract investment.

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Money management
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July 12, 2022

Do your rent payments improve your credit rating?

Until now your rent payments haven't been contributing to your credit score. Now, we are offering everyone a newer, simpler and fairer way of building up their credit score.

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Money management
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July 4, 2022

In app regular payments feature

See how our app's new regular payments feature can help you save money by letting you see all your regular payments in one place.

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Investing
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June 27, 2022

Do you understand investment risk?

We take another look into volatility and tell you more about what it means, how it is measured, and what steps you can take to understand it before, during, and after investing.

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Investing
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June 10, 2022

Dealing with the stress of volatile markets

Volatile markets bring stress - that's a given. But how do we deal with the fluctuating values and constant noise? Hear from Jill about how her experience has helped her navigate choppy waters.

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Impact
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June 9, 2022

Biodiversity loss: the other systemic crisis

Janus Henderson tell us why they believe that the Biodiversity crisis is just as much a concern as the Climate crisis.

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Investing
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May 27, 2022

7 reasons why investing is for the long-term

We have put together 7 tips that we think are useful for both experienced and novice investors. Kudos if you already know all 7!

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Impact
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May 20, 2022

Planting trees and fighting greenwashing

Why do The Big Exchange plant trees and who do we partner with to make sure it happens the right way? Find out what we do with our partners.

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Money management
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May 11, 2022

Payments added to our app!

We've added active payments to our money management app and we want to let you know what this means.

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Investing
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May 9, 2022

3 key differences between investing and trading

As markets continue to be volatile in 2022, Schroders provided us with some educational content to help you see why investing is for the long term.

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The Big Exchange
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May 5, 2022

What makes The Big Exchange ISA an ethical Best Buy?

Find out from Ethical Consumer themselves why The Big Exchange ISA was awarded their Ethical Best Buy.

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The Big Exchange
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May 4, 2022

What's the impact of your abrdn funds in 2022?

All abrdn funds have now been re-assessed through our impact methodology for 2022. Read our summary on how they performed.

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Investing
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April 30, 2022

Is technology a sustainable investment?

Our impact analyst Liz gives you some insights into the sustainability of tech holdings and points out why transparency is so important for investors: it allows you to make up your own mind. Make your investments match your own values.

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The Big Exchange
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April 25, 2022

How chocolate helped me understand inflation

Everyone talks about inflation but what does it mean for you and if you're new to investing, what does it mean for your money?

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The Big Exchange
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April 19, 2022

UBAM's meticulous approach is rewarded with 2 gold medals

Both UBAM funds on The Big Exchange have been re-assessed through our impact methodology. Read our summary on how it performed and why they got Gold.

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The Big Exchange
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April 13, 2022

Abi takes over from Jill as CEO of The Big Exchange

Meet the new CEO of The Big Exchange who already has experience of leading the company as COO.

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The Big Exchange
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April 12, 2022

WHEB gets top impact rating again

WHEB's Sustainability Fund has been re-assessed through our impact methodology. Read our summary on how it performed and why it has Gold!

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The Big Exchange
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April 12, 2022

Nordea's fund re-assessed: a pioneer in sustainable investing

Nordea's Global Stars Equity Fund has been re-assessed through our impact methodology. Read our summary on how it performed and why it has a Bronze medal!

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Investing
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April 11, 2022

Getting away with Greenwashing

Charlene Cranny explains why Greenwashing is so prevalent in investing and why the onus is on individuals to find this out, not the industry to uncover it.

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The Big Exchange
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March 31, 2022

Stewart Investors annual fund reassessment summary

Stewart Investors funds have all been re-assessed through our impact methodology. Read our summary on how they performed.

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The Big Exchange
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March 26, 2022

abrdn's Multi-Asset Climate Solution Fund re-assessed

This climate-focused fund, from global asset manager abrdn, has undergone its annual reassessment and retains a prized gold medal.

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Impact
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March 25, 2022

How our Impact Committee helps us avoid Greenwashing

Every 3 months, external experts on our Impact Committee review our impact methodology and keep us up to speed with changes in sustainability. Here is an insight into what went on in the most recent meeting.

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The Big Exchange
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March 23, 2022

Driving positive change through business

Nigel Kershaw OBE, Chair of The Big Issue Group and Co-founder and Director of The Big Exchange, tells us about the history of The Big Exchange and how it is rooted in the aims, ambition, and mission of The Big Issue.

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Finance
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March 22, 2022

Avoid the tax year end scams

As tax year end approaches, the scammers get more brazen. Here are some useful tips to avoid a common HMRC tax scam.

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The Big Exchange
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March 21, 2022

Janus Henderson funds launch on The Big Exchange

Four Janus Henderson funds are welcomed to The Big Exchange. Read the background to the fund manager and get a summary of the fund assessments

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The Big Exchange
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March 14, 2022

Triodos joins The Big Exchange

You can now invest in Triodos managed funds in your ISA on The Big Exchange. Read more about them here.

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Investing
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March 10, 2022

What does war in Ukraine mean for your investments?

We have pulled together a list of common questions from our community and provided answers so that you can stay informed.

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Investing
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March 8, 2022

Bev Shah: Peaking behind the ISA curtain

On International Women's Day, our guest blogger is Bev Shah, founder of Cityhive and Independent Non-Executive Director of The Big Exchange. Bev shares with us her own experience with getting started on her own investment journey

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Finance
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March 1, 2022

Dr Vian Sharif: Technology can scale sustainable solutions

Dr Vian Sharif, Head of Sustainability at FNZ shares her own views as part of a team driving the development of innovative technology solutions to catalyse the shift to a more sustainable world.

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Finance
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February 28, 2022

Richard Curtis: Making our money matter

From Hugh Grant to campaigning in finance, Richard Curtis who gives his view on the power of investing to create a better future.

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The Big Exchange
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February 25, 2022

Re-thinking the investment experience

Hear from our friend Georgia at Tumelo on how we are paving the way for a future where all investors know what is inside a fund before they invest.

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Impact
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February 21, 2022

Lord John Bird: In the interest of future generations

Lord John Bird, Co-Founder of The Big Issue and Member of the House of Lords talks to us about The Wellbeing of Future Generations Bill and how The Big Exchange fits into our future.

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The Big Exchange
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February 18, 2022

Who is the best for Sustainable Investing in 2022?

The Big Exchange has been awarded Best for Sustainable Investing in 2022 by Boring Money for the second year running.

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The Big Exchange
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February 11, 2022

Quilter Investors Ethical Equity Fund retains its silver medal

We’re pleased to let you know that this Quilter Investors fund listed on the Big Exchange has gone through its annual reassessment and it retains a silver medal.

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Investing
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February 11, 2022

What does a higher interest rate environment mean for your investments?

Our analysts put the most recent interest rate rise by The Bank of England into context.

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Investing
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January 28, 2022

Why your investments may be setting off on a bit of a bumpy road this year.

What is going on with markets in 2022? After such a good year in 2021, we look at what has caused some rocky returns in January.

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Investing
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December 16, 2021

2021 recap (part 2)

A second look back at even more things we achieved together in 2021.

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Investing
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December 11, 2021

2021 recap (part 1)

A look back at investment performance and our own impact throughout 2021.

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Impact
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July 20, 2021

Being inclusive doesn’t mean sacrificing standards

Improving diversity in financial services can increase creativity and improve results. Sara Trett from our friends Curation Corp provides a look into why.

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Investing
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July 7, 2021

Coming to terms with the terms.

Understanding all of the different names for investing can be confusing. We distil it down through our medals, but read on to hear more about the different ways of investing.

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Investing
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June 21, 2021

What lies under the bonnet of a fund on The Big Exchange

Businesses providing renewable energy or recyclable packaging may be among the first that come to mind for people seeking to invest responsibly. However, companies across a broad range of industries are helping to bring about positive change. In all aspects of life, consumers are demanding sustainable products with less waste and the winners will be those that can deliver them.

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Investing
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May 18, 2021

How to make money and be awesome. In your sleep.

Guest writer, Charlene Cranny (@CharleneCranny) breaks down some of the myths she picked up growing up and tells us more about the burgers at Crystal Palace Football Club.

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Investing
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May 12, 2021

An A-Z of sustainability terms for investors

Ever wondered if there is a sustainable investment dictionary? We've put a list of common sustainability terms together to help you understand.

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Investing
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May 6, 2021

Assessing funds on The Big Exchange

A quick insight into how The Big Exchange actually rates investments for their positive impact.

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Finance
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March 22, 2021

Why should retail investors demand transparency?

Our friend Nick Jardine from Curation Corp guest writes this blog that talks about why the increasingly conscious consumer demands transparency.

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The Big Exchange
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March 12, 2021

Women and investing: busting myths

What are the reasons behind women not investing as much as men?

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Impact
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January 30, 2021

It is One World. Why environmental, social and governance issues work best together

Danyal Sattar, CEO of The Big Issue Invest tell us how Tai Chi can help us understand how connected we are to everything else.

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Investing
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December 16, 2020

An introduction to investing on The Big Exchange

Read a bit more about why investing on The Big Exchange is different and what it could mean for you.

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