Claire Smith of Beyond Investing tells us about about the launch of the new Vegan Exchange Traded Fund! This new ETF goes by the ticker symbol VEGN and excludes companies that exploit and kill animals! This is the way to a plant-based economy! VEGN can be purchased just like a stock! Learn about the vegonomy from the woman who is making it happen. Her motto? Invest knowing you’re growing your money from a positive seed! For more: beyondinvesting.com
There are estimated to be 19 million vegans in the US (GlobalData 2017 report – Top Trends in Prepared Foods) with 6% of Americans self-identifying as vegan, a six-fold increase over 2014.
It also showed that 44% of consumers in Germany now follow a low-meat diet, a 26% increase from 2014
Rising veganism stems from the awareness of the impact of meat consumption as well as ethical and sustainable lifestyles being associated with wellbeing and wellness.
People between the ages of 18 and 34 are three times more likely to be vegan than those over 55 (VRG Poll 2015)