Here are links to the few banks which have effective ethical policies.

  • Nationwide Building society

    Nationwide has the advantage of branches in most town centres. It provides free online current accounts and a £13 a month account with a higher rate of interest. It is 2nd equal in Ethical Consumer's list.
  • Triodos

    Triodos has the highest ethical rating. It provides online current account only with a contactless card, a mobile banking app but no unarranged overdrafts. There is a £3 monthly charge.
  • Cumberland Building Society

    has 34 branches in the North-West. It provides free online, telephone and branch current account banking. It is 2nd equal in Ethical Consumer's list.
  • Metro Bank

    has 60+ branches mainly in London and the South-East with extended opening hours (8-8 weekdays, 8-6 Sat, 11-5 Sun.) It provides free mobile, online and branch current account banking. It has a medium rating in Ethical Consumer's list.

  • Ethical Consumer has a list and detailed information here.

Petition Theresa May to stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia

£5.6 billion Saudi arms sales since bombing of Yemen began

Campaign Against the Arms Trade has been granted leave to appeal the legality of arms sales to Saudi Arabia. (see here) and has a petition and 'an email your MP' campaign here :



The UN Draft Treaty on Arms Control, our government's arms sales to the Middle East and other news.

Pester your Pension Fund manager

Email or write to the manager of your pension fund asking him not to fund the arms trade + some useful links

Ethical Investment

Making sure our money isn't used to fund the arms trade by banks, investment and pension fund managers. Information, advice and links on this subject.

Links to other sites

There are links in other sections but this brings together the most important in a general list, including major weapons manufacturers' sites


Join Campaign Against the Arms Trade and Stop the Arms Fair outside Grosvenor House on Jan 23rd in protest against the swanky black tie dinner held by the Government for arms dealers each year. Facebook event