The Abundance Blog

The latest news and views from the world of crowdfunding, ethical investment and green investment.

Updates to our Terms & Conditions


On 1 October we made some changes to our Terms & Conditions to make sure we comply with new rules from the Financial Conduct Authority, and because we now charge a fee if you want to withdraw to a non-UK bank account. Read more…


Divestment isn’t the end of the story


The divestment movement – taking money out of fossil fuels – has already grown significantly in 2014. While celebrating successes, it is important to keep a longer term focus in mind, including what the money divested is then re-invested in. Read more…




Seven years on from the start of the financial crisis, there has been lots of talk and little change. Can ‘definancialisation’, as advocated in the latest IPPR report, end this? Read more…


The Renewable Energy Pensioners


This year pensions have been the subject of much discussion. Amongst this discussion is discontent for many that much of their cash is tied up in investments they might not choose or have little understanding of. We spoke to two people who have taken control of their money. Read more…