Ethical Investing

Your Guide to Our Ethical Index Shares Investment Option

Christian Super recently introduced an Ethical Index Shares investment option which is available to all of our members. While some superannuation funds offer indexed investment options (which you may have heard about if you follow Scott Pape, the ‘Barefoot Investor’), Christian Super is the first and only super fund in Australia to offer an ethically screened indexed investment … Read more

Climate Change, Fossil Fuels and Your Super

The use of fossil fuels and their contribution to climate change can be a divisive topic, as we’ve seen during Australia’s recent unprecedented bushfires. While there are vocal people on both sides of this debate, the scientific community is becoming more and more concerned about the consequences of global warming, with many people now asking governments and institutions around the world to address this issue with greater urgency. How are fossil … Read more

Making an impact on the lives of South American Coffee Farmers

Thrive Farmers is one of Christian Super’s impact investments through Sovereign’s Capital. Thrive Farmers is an Atlanta-based coffee company that is making a difference in the lives of South American coffee farmers and their communities. Thrive connects farmers in Guatemala and Costa Rica directly with consumers; reducing profit loss, ensuring a stable price for coffee … Read more

Our thoughts on the Royal Commission Final Report

After almost a year of hearings and deliberations, the final report from the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry was released yesterday. The report contains 76 recommendations, 9 of which are about superannuation. We welcome the Commissioner’s recommendations, as they reflect the principles and practices that are foundational to … Read more