Audio program

Change brewing in Australia's investment sector

17 Mar 2017
ABC Radio World Today

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An increase in Australian investors wanting their retirement funds to go into the stocks of ethical companies means change is afoot within the nation's finance industry. 

The latest move has come from AMP Capital, which has announced it's banning investment in companies that manufacture tobacco, cluster munitions, landmines and biological and chemical weapons. 

Now there are suggestions that this could be the start of a new trend in ethical investments.