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The Big Exchange
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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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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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Impact
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March 10, 2022

WHEB: Investing in Human Connection

Claire Jervis, Analsyt at WHEB tells us how human investments can capture real social impact.

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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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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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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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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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