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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 ​ethicalinvestment are ​changing the way that ​corporationswork. ethicalinvestmentproducts/​plan/​policy
[C] an ​investment in a ​company whose ​business is not considered harmful to ​society or the ​environment: A further £1.4bn was ​placed in ​ethicalinvestments.
(Definition of ethical investment from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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