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Cheap petrol – is it all good news?

This morning I filled up the car for less than $1 per litre. I have not filled up the car so cheaply for many years. This is great for consumers, but is it all good news? It was just months ago that it cost me nearly $75 to fill up the 50 litre tank in … Read more

Finding Sophie

We recently filmed our latest video which you can watch here, and then read about some of the challenges we faced! For those who live on the east coast you may remember the infamous East Coast Low that hit on the first weekend of June 2016, right when we were filming our video. This brought … Read more

Investing in people like Susan

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 … Read more

We all need a safety net: Microinsurance

Imagine you own a small business selling coffee from a coffee cart. This business is your source of livelihood for your entire family – food, rent, education for your children and medical expenses. One day, a big storm completely destroys your coffee cart. The replacement cost is over three times your monthly earnings and far … Read more

Super funds enter dialogue on developing asset class

Investment magazine mentions Christian Super in reference to the inaugural Impact Investing Summit in Sydney. The summit brings together 70 leading organisations from across the globe to showcase strategies and ways of measuring success in this space. Our CEO Peter Murphy shares his hopes for helping industry leaders discuss the realities of impact investing. Read the full article here

Investors discuss way forward on impact investing

Investment Magazine organised a roundtable of some of the most prominent thinkers on the subject of social impact investing to share ideas on how more of the $2 trillion invested in superannuation could do some social good. The question was asked whether members of super funds would be upset if there was not any equivalent … Read more

Beyond the barcode

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 … Read more