Is my investment fund green enough?

Many of us have money in investment funds, either directly invested or through a pension plan. How confident are we that those funds line up with our ethical standards, in particular our concerns for the environment? Here are some thoughts: Easy signs to spot ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) is now the most used term inContinue reading “Is my investment fund green enough?”


Friends of the Earth Campaigners on a range of issues from Heathrow expansion, to plastic pollution and bees. Good quality information. See podcasts Committee on Climate Change (CCC) A quango that has been publishing scholarly articles on climate change since 2008. At least some are well written and interesting. Some very whizzy infographics.

Trees: What are they good for?

Wednesday December 9th 7.30pm Speaker: Paul Morris Paul is a director of Fineland Forestry, a specialist company that cares for trees from their early days as saplings, to their demise and the need for their careful felling and disposal. Trees are long-lived organisms that need to be properly cared for, and in return they giveContinue reading “Trees: What are they good for?”

Wildlife of the Urban Jungle

Wednesday 7 October 2020 7.30pm to 8.30pm Speaker: Ben Griffiths, Toastmaster and National Trust park ranger Most people in the UK live in a town or city and yet there is still a tendency to write off our urban areas as concrete wastelands devoid of any wildlife other than the ubiquitous rats and pigeons. ComeContinue reading “Wildlife of the Urban Jungle”

Plastic Pollution Solutions

Weds 25 November 7.30pm Join marine plastics expert and award-winning conservationist, Emily Stevenson, as she describes some of the untold issues with plastics, but more importantly, what we can all do to tackle them. The event will begin with a picture quiz, where you can identify items that have been collected off the beach. EmilyContinue reading “Plastic Pollution Solutions”

Privacy Policy

This website http://www.speakupforourplanet is administered by The Rotary club of Gerrards Cross and Chalfont St Peter. Contact: Website: Introduction This privacy notice aims to inform you about how we collect and process any information that we collect from you, or that you provide to us. It covers information that could identify you (‚ÄúpersonalContinue reading “Privacy Policy”