Want to know whether your money is going somewhere responsible? Companies listed in the Good With Money directory are ones that demonstrate, in our experience, better than average commitment to things like fairness, service and social and environmental impact. It’s free for companies to appear on here.
Abundance Generation was launched in 2011, creating a regulated investment company with a mission to "democratise finance", enabling people to invest in renewable energy from as little as £5, with projects designed to offer long-term income to investors.
Bulb Energy launched in summer 2016, with a mission to offer affordable, 100% renewable energy. Its electricity comes from three hydro power stations in Wales - and it has consistently been in the cheaper third of energy tariffs since launch, despite increasing prices once (at around the same time that wholesale energy costs rose, and other suppliers put costs up too.
Downing Crowd is a relatively new crowdfund platform offering a range of asset-backed bond options typically offering returns of between 4% and 7% per annum, allowing a wide range of investors to lend directly to more mature businesses.
Ecology Building Society is "dedicated to building a greener society by providing mortgages for properties and projects that respect the environment and support sustainable communities, funded through our range of simple, transparent savings accounts.
Ethical Currency provides money exchange services to individuals, business owners, charities and NGOs. They aim to beat the high street banks and save customers up to 4% on their currency transactions.
PensionBee* was founded just two years ago and has already 25,000 sign ups and 36,000 Facebook likes - not a measure of success for a business, you might think, but for a pension business to be this popular is really saying something.
Thrive Renewables, formerly Triodos Renewables, was established more than 20 years ago and now has more than 6,300 investors and more than 90MW of renewable generation capacity under management.