Ethical investing is an often-misunderstood concept. Sometimes used interchangeably with socially conscious investing which typically has one overarching set of guidelines that are used to select the portfolio, ethical investing on the other hand, brings about a more personalized result.
Let’s help you make sense of this and how ARM comes into the picture.
What is ethical investing?
Ethical investing is a type of investing process that considers an investor’s personal principles – could be social, moral, religious, political, or otherwise, before making investment decisions.
Who is ethical investing for?
Ethical investing is for individuals who are interested in allocating their capital towards companies whose practices and values align with their personal beliefs.
Does ARM encourage ethical investing?
Yes, it does. The ARM Ethical fund was launched in 2010 and is a mutual fund that invests in ethically compliant securities to help the investors achieve the protection of their morals and ethical beliefs.
What specific instruments does the ARM Ethical Fund invest in?
Equities and other alternative Instruments
How has the ARM Ethical Fund performed in the past?
Historical performance remains competitive at an average of 5.7% in the past five (5) years, 2021 relative performance above benchmark stands at 9.74% as at August 2021.
Examples of companies the ARM Ethical Fund does not invest in are?
The fund will not invest in any company that involves interest-bearing transactions, gambling, alcohol and tobacco, arms and ammunition or adult entertainment.
Is the ARM Ethical Fund good for short, medium- or long-term investing?
Consider medium to long-term investing with the ARM Ethical Fund due to its exposure to equities (an instrument better suited for long-term investing).
Does Ethical investing offer lower returns/performance?
No, it does not. Ethical investing protects your moral principles and values while still making money.
How do I invest in the ARM Ethical Fund?
Click here to sign up for the ARM Ethical Fund via or call 0700 call ARM
I need more information about the ARM Ethical Fund:
Visit here to learn more about ARM Ethical Fund.