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Video: are ethical investors doing enough to tackle payday loans?
At the moment we don't invest in CDFIs or credit unions. It's just not an area where a suitable investment opportunity has been presented to the committee, although it's definitely an area we're watching.
Edward Mason, Church of England Ethical Investment Advisory Group
Low pay and high-interest payday loans are two sides of the side of the same coin. Foundations and investors such as pension funds and the Church of England have billions of pounds of assets under investment – so should they be doing more to assert their influence?
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