Banks, Building Societies and Insurance Companies

Almost all these institutions have investments on the stock market. Finding out what these investments are and how they change can be far more difficult with a bank than with a pension fund. A few banks, notably in the UK the Co-operative and Triodos, have well-reported ethical investment policies and are more transparent about their investments. For more, see our section on banking.

So what does all this investment mean for ethics, society and faith? Read on.