One of my favourite places in the whole world: Durdle Door, on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset. Well actually, the Door itself I can take or leave, although I quite liked being able to catch sunset through it thanks to the fact that I was there on a very spring-like day in January. You can’t […]
Thanks to a bit of synchronicity I just found this statement from the Inland Revenue: The present regulations were laid on 24 March . These make changes to the CTF regulations to allow credit unions to offer their cash deposit accounts for the CTF. I think this is good news and could well be the […]
“Trade Not Aid” is the mantra of many campaigners against global poverty. The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment should encourage a different view. It will do no good whatsoever to impoverished nations if they destroy their ecosystems in pursuit of trade, which is what the rich nations are encouraging them to do. Campaigns ought to recognise that […]
Which is the best supplier to choose if you want to encourage the development of renewable energy sources?
Many people will want to put their child’s trust fund into ethical and environmentally sustainable investments. After all, there’s not a great deal of point in them having a pot of money in 18 years time if the planet has gone to hell by then. You want to invest in their future, right?
Unfortunately, the vast majority of CTF accounts do not assess any criteria of ethical, ecological or social responsibility. And, depressingly, most people probably won’t realise that their CTF is being invested in arms, tobacco, environmental destruction and oppression […]