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When Regulators Speak…

December 12th, 2017 by
One of the longest misconceptions with ethical investment is that investing ethically doesn’t

Hoodwinking and Suffering

November 28th, 2017 by
I can’t profess to be a fashion icon, so I am not on the lookout for the latest garment style with

Bad News for Coal – but Good for the Planet

November 14th, 2017 by
We are used to environmental campaigners calling for an end to fossil fuel use and coal in

Old News – Updated

October 31st, 2017 by
I remember reading, with a wry smile, about the red meat-aversion-inducing tick a few years ago but

I Hate to Say I Told You So…

October 17th, 2017 by
Actually, I am glad I told you so and apparently the mighty Barclays agrees with me. It seems that

Are we really such a clever species?

October 3rd, 2017 by
Now, I am the first to admit that I need to lose a little weight. I admit I don’t have a degree in

Am I missing something?

September 19th, 2017 by
Unless you are buying shares yourself, it is most likely that you’ll be holding shares via a

We’re killing ourselves and big business is on hand to help as much as they can

September 5th, 2017 by
So, let’s run this through the “try to explain this to a visiting alien” test. Animals reared

What a combo – Superfunds building money for retirement whilst destroying the future

August 22nd, 2017 by
If you are in a conventional Aussie Superfund (i.e. not an ethical or responsibly invested one) then

Holiday Nightmare in Bali

August 8th, 2017 by
Just when you thought you had a handle on the meat industry, along comes a story that is shocking

If it isn’t fair, then it isn’t right

July 11th, 2017 by
It’s one of the core Aussie values – fair play. It is expected in sport and business and when we

If you are not investing and saving ethically, how much blood is on your hands?

June 13th, 2017 by
When you save and invest, your money doesn’t disappear into an old shoe box somewhere and

It’s a stark choice – can we make the right one though?

May 9th, 2017 by
A well written, eloquent piece extolling the virtues of moving to a more sustainable lifestyle will

The new Italian political diet

April 11th, 2017 by
It might be a bit unusual for a politician to be driving the vegetarian and vegan charge, but in

Congratulations are in order to Cruelty Free Super

March 14th, 2017 by

Cruelty Free Money options: Performance Update

January 23rd, 2017 by

I've had a look at the main global cruelty free investments available and checked on their

Can’t get enough of a good thing

November 14th, 2016 by
Just back from a wonderful trip to Australia where I attended the Melbourne and Sydney Vegan

Young Super Punks and Glass Towers

September 19th, 2016 by
Back in 2009 when Cruelty Free Super was first conceived, I hardly thought that there would be

I was only following orders!

July 21st, 2016 by

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Until they have their own voice – they need ours

June 21st, 2016 by

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A Cruelty Free Lifestyle might just be getting cheaper

May 21st, 2016 by
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Release the Elephants

April 21st, 2016 by

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Passive Vs Active Investment and Paris 2015

March 21st, 2016 by
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Cruelty Free money performance update

August 9th, 2015 by
If one's money is invested in destruction of the environment, human rights abuse and the

The old performance myth – exploded

July 5th, 2015 by
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Environmental campaigners – time to update your work

June 7th, 2015 by
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All those single ladies….

May 3rd, 2015 by
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Climate Sceptics – the new terrorists?

April 5th, 2015 by
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Meat – bad for your health and retirement too?

March 1st, 2015 by
Whilst it isn’t top of my bedtime reading list to read through reports from the US legislature, I

Cruelty Free Money – performance update

December 14th, 2014 by
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Vegan investment funds – do they perform?

April 8th, 2014 by

Dec 2014 Update

Markets have been all over the place

Cruelty Free performance

April 8th, 2014 by

Performance Update to 31 March 2014  1 comment

A matter of National Security

February 23rd, 2014 by
A little note from the UK re

VegFest – UK

May 27th, 2013 by
I can’t believe it – I actually attended the world’s largest festival for Vegetarians and

Our Climate – the new Sub-Prime

April 21st, 2013 by
Sustainable capitalism is beginning to be talked about.  It is still discussed in dark corners,

Weather Watch

April 7th, 2013 by
Whilst the UK experienced unseasonably cold winter weather (yet again), the media focused on the

The EU and Cosmetics Testing

March 31st, 2013 by
This is less of a Blog and more of a congratulation and a chance for a short celebration before

That’ll teach them.

January 27th, 2013 by
Perhaps, though, I should have said “that’ll teach you”.  What do I mean by that?  Well,

Happy New Year

January 6th, 2013 by
I sincerely hope 2013 will be another year when animal welfare issues move forward another notch. 

Make it Possible

November 10th, 2012 by
I recently had the pleasure of being present at the first airing of Animals Australia’s new

October 7th, 2012 by
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Let them eat cake!

September 16th, 2012 by
A recent report published by Oxfam has highlighted that it is the world's poor who will suffer most

Ecocide – big business should take note

August 19th, 2012 by
I read a fascinating article recently by Polly Higgins (an environmental lawyer) in the Royal

We all get the Society that most of us ask for

July 30th, 2012 by
As I understand it, the principle of democracy is that the rule of the majority vote is applied and

So-called Sustainable Superfunds

July 22nd, 2012 by
I've been looking at some Aussie Superfunds recently, the ones which claim to have either a specific

The sins of the fathers and grandfathers…..

July 15th, 2012 by
Whilst politicians throw their handbags at each other over problems caused by their own

Time Bombs, bursting bubbles and other explosive metaphors

July 8th, 2012 by
I read a very interesting, and rather worrying, article recently.  Amidst the doom and gloom,

It is time for everyone to play the ethical money game.

June 24th, 2012 by
In a recent interview of the BBC in London, Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi called for

And relax…….

May 30th, 2012 by
Well, I did it – 10 talks/presentations in 8 cities in 17 days.  It was a fantastic experience,

Just a week to go………..

April 15th, 2012 by
On Monday 22 my mini tour of Australia begins on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.  I am looking

Cruelty Free Money – all over the Road!

March 29th, 2012 by
The average Australian now seems to be very comfortable with issues such as the

Not quite a World Tour…….

March 15th, 2012 by
Next week I will be announcing the details of my Cruelty Free Money lecture tour; QLD, NSW, ACT,

March 11th, 2012 by

It's not our fault - we had to do it.

Ignoring the

Our friends – the banks

March 8th, 2012 by

Remember - it’s YOUR money?

Over 20 years ago in the UK there was a fantastic

Here’s something I prepared earlier….

March 4th, 2012 by
(Below is an extract of an interview which appeared in the Newsletter of Animal Liberation NSW in

Brilliant news

March 1st, 2012 by

Brilliant news and about time too.5 comments

I’m going to hate myself….

February 26th, 2012 by

I'm going to hate myself for saying this........


Bombs and Bananas

February 23rd, 2012 by


February 19th, 2012 by

Hypocrisy in thought – and deed.

I read Richard King’s recent article with interest,

Where are the animals in Environment?

February 16th, 2012 by
Now that ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) issues are accepted as a key part of

Food Security? What about food honesty!

February 15th, 2012 by
Recent legal wranglings in the US over the use of 'downed animals' has highlighted yet another

Sustainability – the second class citizen

February 14th, 2012 by
I had to read the article referenced below twice - it didn't make any sense the first time. 

Global investment opportunities – no thanks.

February 13th, 2012 by
The vast majority of investors will, at some point, have some exposure to overseas investment.  It

How ironic: investing in a Superfund or Pension fund for a future that isn’t worth having!

February 12th, 2012 by
As a financial planner for over 22 years, I have heard so many people say "saving for retirement is

Hello world!

February 10th, 2012 by
Welcome to Cruelty Free Money This site is very personal to me, as it is the culmination of over

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