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Important notice

The EIRIS Foundation, registered company no. 2460330 (and registered charity no. 1020068) is a shareholder in Vigeo Eiris.

The EIRIS Foundation does not and cannot provide financial advice. Any prospective investor in any financial product should obtain full information from the green and ethical product provider, an independent financial adviser, or other sources.

The EIRIS Foundation strongly recommends that independent financial advice is taken before any investment is entered into. The ‘Get Financial Advice’ page on EIRIS’ ethical consumer website www.yourethicalmoney.org provides access to a database of financial advisers, each of which have experience in offering ethical investment advice.

There is risk involved in acquiring or holding any investment. In every case its value may decrease or increase. Investments should only be chosen on the basis of a balanced and considered judgement taking full account of the circumstances of the prospective investor and other relevant factors. If a prospective investor wishes to apply ethical criteria to their choice of investment, this should not be to the exclusion of a full consideration of the financial aspects of the relevant investment.

The EIRIS Foundation compiles information on this or its other websites from financial product providers themselves, other public domain sources, and further research and data compilation undertaken by the EIRIS Foundation and other reputable organisations. The EIRIS Foundation has endeavoured to ensure that all information in this website was materially accurate at the time is was researcherd. However the EIRIS Foundation cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of such information or that it is error free as the management of information of this type is inherently likely to involve some inaccuracy, incompleteness and error. No prospective investor should take any action or not take any action on the basis of this website. It is intended to lead such an investor to the sources of full information he or she may wish to consider. The EIRIS Foundation will not accept any responsibility for any loss suffered by any person as a result of that or any other person acting or not acting as a result of any material contained in this website.

The material is freely downloadable for browsing purposes only. None of the material, nor its content, nor any copy of it, may be altered in any way, transmitted to, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, translated into any language, copied or distributed to any other party, without the prior express written permission of the EIRIS Foundation. The EIRIS Foundation is providing this website on an ‘as is’ basis. It is current only on its stated date and the EIRIS Foundation expressly disclaims any obligation to update such information.

All trademarks, service marks and logos used on this site are trademarks or service marks or registered trademarks or service marks of the EIRIS Foundation. Whilst the EIRIS Foundation has taken care to ensure the accuracy of this site and its content, the EIRIS Foundation accepts no liability for any damage, costs, injury or financial loss of any kind incurred as a result of reliance on the information or opinions within this site.

Should you choose to gain access to this site from any location other than the United Kingdom, you do so by your own choice and are responsible for compliance with all applicable local laws. Any person providing information to this website or to the EIRIS Foundation via this website agrees that such information is not confidential and that the EIRIS Foundation may reproduce, publish and use such information in any way that the EIRIS Foundation sees fit. The EIRIS Foundation shall not be required to answer any emails.

Copyright

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All material presented on this site, unless specifically indicated otherwise, is under copyright to the EIRIS Foundation.

The material on this website is protected by copyright throughout the world and is owned by the EIRIS Foundation . Material from this website may be read, printed and downloaded for private use only. No part of this website may be reproduced, transmitted or used commercially in any form without our prior written consent.

We do not accept any responsibility and offer no endorsements, warranties or representations for content in or availability or use of any site to which a hypertext link from this website relates. Such linked sites are independent of, and not operated by us. It is the user’s responsibility to take precautions to ensure that any site or content he or she uses is free from viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or other harmful or deleterious programming routines

Linking policy

Subject to compliance with the conditions of our linking policy set out below, you may direct users of your website to the URL www.eiris.org using a hypertext link without requiring prior consent from us. However, the EIRIS Foundation may require the removal of such a link from any website at any time.

Hypertext links to any other page/s of the website may only be used with the prior written authority of the EIRIS Foundation. Requests for such links should be made to foundation@eiris.org

The conditions with which any link must comply are:

  1. the link must display the text www.eiris.org
  2. the link must not create the false impression that your organisation or entity is sponsored or recommended by or affiliated or associated with the EIRIS Foundation in any way or that the EIRIS Foundation gives any warranties or makes any representations about your organisation, services or products
  3. the existence of the link, its position, appearance or any other aspect of it, must not damage or be likely to damage the name or reputation of the EIRIS Foundation iv. the use and existence of the link shall not cause the transmission to the www.eiris.org website of viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or other harmful or deleterious programming routines

You agree to indemnify the EIRIS Foundation for any loss suffered by either company as a result of the breach of any of the conditions of this linking policy.

The EIRIS Foundation may revoke its consent to the insertion or use of a link at any time for any reason.

The link should be used with the following text: ‘The EIRIS Foundation is a charity working to help organizations and individuals maximise their contribiution to the responsible business and investment agenda’

The EIRIS Foundation logo can be used with the prior permission of the EIRIS Foundation and is available from foundation@eiris.org