Meaning of “ethical investment” in the English Dictionary

"ethical investment" in Business English

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ethical investmentnoun

uk us FINANCE, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

[ U ] the practice of investing in companies whose business is not considered harmful to society or the environment:

Consumer pressure and ethical investment are changing the way that corporations work.

[ C ] an investment in a company whose business is not considered harmful to society or the environment:

A further £1.4bn was placed in ethical investments.

(Definition of “ethical investment” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)