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 started advertising on selected bus routes in the Sydney region. Have you seen our buses yet? We wanted to spread the word about the Christian Super difference, and thought that bus ads would be a great way to reach many people out on the streets of Sydney. This is a first for […]
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.
Impact investing is a subset of ethical investing, and some estimates suggest the global industry could be worth $1 trillion by 2020. Impact investments generate positive social and/or environmental outcomes, along with beneficial financial returns for investors. Vulnerable parties such as women and children can be the beneficiaries of impact investments, and Christian Super […]
Now you can change the world with loose change. If you are one of the many thousands of Australian’s who are currently on Acorns, you can now use this platform to make contributions to Christian Super. Acorns is a financial service aimed at helping individuals save and invest their money incrementally as they spend. Through Acorns, […]
Meet Susan. Susan lives in a small village in Kenya. Each day Susan wakes early to walk 2km in order to collect water for her family of 12. So when Susan received her first microfinance loan from Kenya Women Finance Trust, a Christian Super investment through Triodos, she spent it on having a water pipe […]
Have you ever walked into Kmart or Target, seen the low prices of shirts and undies and thought, “I wonder how they make it so cheaply?” Have you ever wanted to take a look behind the barcode and see the journey that item of clothing took to get where it is today? These are exactly […]
Getting a grip on fossil fuels It’s a well-known fact^ that when you squeeze a piece of coal as tight as you can it could turn into a diamond. So what happens when you take a dead plant and squeeze really tight? You get fossil fuels…in a manner of speaking. Fossil fuels such as coal, […]