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Comic Relief bans arms, tobacco and alcohol firms from investment portfolio | Television & radio | theguardian.com

Comic Relief bans arms, tobacco and alcohol firms from investment portfolio | Television & radio | theguardian.com.

Comic relief came under heavy criticism following a BBC Panorama programme last year highlighting that some of its pension fund investments were incompatible with the charities aims.  Following an initially defensive reaction, the charity has conducted a review and made the decision to divest from tobacco, arms and alcohol.

Importantly, the charity has received legal advice that it is able to make this move.

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