donderdag 18 december 2008

Smile Bank’s Ethical Policy updated in 2008

UK’s Smile bank has a well worked out ethical policy for 2008. It’s manly based on what they won’t invest your money in. The bank addresses four main topics: human rights, international development, ecological impact and animal welfare.

There view on human rights is based on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. They make it clear that they won’t support oppressive regimes or invest in anything to do with arms. Ecological impact is for them particularly about fuel. And finally their ideas on international development and animal welfare are quite fitting in a standard policy, against child labour, fur, animal testing, …

Aurélie Demunter


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