As the Chief Investment Officer of a Christian superannuation fund, it occurs to me frequently that more than 27,000 Australians have entrusted their retirement savings to us. This is a substantial responsibility. Our members trust that we will work to the utmost of our abilities to ensure they are well-provided for so they can live […]
Thrive Coffee Farmers is one of Christian Super’s impact investments through Sovereign’s Capital. Thrive Coffee 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 […]
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 […]
Please note: Our offices will be closed from 24/12/18 and re-open on 2/1/19. As 2018 comes to a close, we reflect on an eventful year and are thankful to God for all that he has done through the team here at Christian Super. Here are a few quick highlights from 2018: We grew to over […]
Have a read of our Year of Impact 2018 publication. It is a great way to learn all about Christian Super’s highlights from the 2017-2018 financial year. Read some of our Impact Investment stories, as well as a summary of our investment options and performance. Click here to view/download it now
Across India, millions of people face the challenges of overpopulation, high unemployment rates and poverty. Today, thanks to new technologies and innovative business models, these challenges are becoming exciting opportunities. DriveU, a Christian Super impact investment (through Unitus Seed Fund), is an Indian business creating new opportunities for many people. DriveU employs over 1,100 private […]
In the wake of the Global Financial Crisis and in light of a growing chasm between those with capital and those without, Larry Fink’s recent letter: “A Sense of Purpose” reflects on the need for companies, both private and public, to move toward growth that provides positive social outcomes. This consideration has arisen from his […]
We have just released our 2017 Annual Report which show some great results as well as some inspiring stories. Click here to read it now.
Did you know that coconut farmers are among the poorest in the world? Entire families subsist on little more than a dollar a day in some areas. But your Super is helping make an impact through coconut farms, while still bringing strong returns for your retirement. Big tree farms, a Christian Super impact investment (through […]
We’ve just uploaded our mid-2017 report which outlines our strong financial and social returns, plus a case study of one of our impact investments. You can read our 2017 Year of Impact PDF here.