Databank Ark Fund (ArkFund) is Ghana’s first and only ethical mutual fund. Ethical investing has a large emotional component. People who choose to follow an ethical investing strategy let their concern and respect for wider social and environmental issues drive their investment decisions. These individuals are aware of the effects of socially irresponsible companies and choose to make a stand for change by investing in ethical funds that don’t invest in companies that damage the environment, manufacture or sell arms, exploit animals or promote gambling, to name a few.
What is ArkFund?
ArkFund is a balanced mutual fund that allows you to align your ethical considerations with your investments. The Fund accommodates a wide range of investors with varying values by not investing in companies that engage in the manufacturing or sale of alcohol, tobacco, arms and ammunition, engage in the exploitation of animals or people, promote gambling, or whose activities negatively impact the environment.
ArkFund mobilizes funds from investors (shareholders) and invests in high quality equities as well as fixed-income securities such as Commercial Papers, Bankers Acceptances, Certificates of Deposit and Government debt obligations. 30% of ArkFund is invested in equities while 70% is invested in fixed-income investments.
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