Ethical Investment Week is an opportunity for Australians to learn more about investing in line with their ethics. #EthicalInvestWk
Ethical Investment Week
Ethical Investment Week 2020 will be held during the week of the 24th –30th October.
As part of Ethical Investment Week, the Ethical Adviser's Co-operative organised a bunch of community events in locations all across Australia.
Find an Event Near You
Now in its seventh year, the Ethical Investment Week highlights and communicates the objectives and benefits of ethical investments.
Ethical Investment Week is co-ordinated by the Ethical Adviser's Co-Op, a group of leading financial experts and ethical advisers.
It's purpose is to give you an opportunity to ensure your investments are best suited to your beliefs, attitudes and ethics by consulting with advisers who are specialists in this area.
Videos & Documentaries
“It’s crazy that our banks and pensions are investing in fossil fuels, when these are the very thing that are jeopardizing the future that we are saving for. A renewable future will be full of benefits”
- Sir David Attenborough ‘A Life on Our Planet’.
Can't attend an event, but want to learn more about ethical investing? Below is a list of five of our favourite documentaries, all available on Netflix, chosen by the ethical advisers' co-op.
Kiss The Ground
Cows can provide a solution to climate change? This film may surprise. To significantly mitigate the climate crisis, there are a lot of problems humans need to solve — and as the new Netflix documentary Kiss the Ground suggests, one of the biggest problems is right under your feet: the soil.
Narrated by Woody Harrelson, the star-studded film explains why transitioning to regenerative agriculture could be key in rehabilitating the planet, while simultaneously invigorating a new sense of hope and inspiration in viewers.
David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet
In this unique feature documentary, the celebrated naturalist reflects upon both the defining moments of his lifetime and the devastating changes he has seen.
The film addresses some of the biggest challenges facing life on our planet, providing a snapshot of global nature loss in a single lifetime. With it comes a powerful message of hope for future generations as Attenborough reveals the solutions to help save our planet from disaster.
Beneath the waves, coral reefs are dying on a massive scale. These scientists and filmmakers are fighting to stop it. From the director of ‘Chasing Ice’ comes this epic adventure to capture our changing oceans.
A Plastic Ocean
A Plastic Ocean is an adventure documentary shot on more than 20 locations over 4 years. Explorers Craig Leeson and Tanya Streeter and a team of international scientists reveal the causes and consequences of plastic pollution and share solutions.
This series explores the wonder of the extraordinary place we call home. Utilizing the latest technology, ‘Our Planet’ was filmed entirely in Ultra High Definition in over 50 countries. From exotic jungles to the deepest seas, it will open your eyes to the connections we all share. This series is narrated by Sir David Attenborough.
Show your support
Here are a few steps you can take to ensure your money is used towards a positive future:
- Have a conversation with your bank about how they are using your money
- Invest in a sustainable project that improves our environment and our health
- Speak to an ethical financial adviser about ethical investment options
- Spread the word to your family and friends to make sure your money is used for positively good projects and investments
- Use the hashtag #EthicalInvestWk