Ethical Investing

Interview With Tim Macready

We recently had a chat with our outgoing CIO Tim Macready, about his time at Christian Super, his work with impact investing and his upcoming move to Brightlight.  How long have you been with Christian Super? I joined Christian Super 15 years ago in October 2005. What was Christian Super like when you started? We … Read more Interview With Tim Macready

Position Vacant: Member Services Consultant – Home based

Christian Super is an ethically responsible, profit for members, industry superannuation fund. Based at Rhodes (NSW, Australia) but currently working from home, our Member Care Team is responsible for providing excellent care to the range of members and employers who contact us with enquiries about superannuation. The team strives to provide professional, caring service that … Read more Position Vacant: Member Services Consultant – Home based

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 Your Guide to Our Ethical Index Shares Investment Option

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 … Read more Climate Change, Fossil Fuels and Your Super

MySuper Explained

More than half of the superannuation accounts in Australia are invested in a product known as ‘MySuper’. While there are similarities between the MySuper products offered by various super funds, there can also be some differences that are worth being aware of, especially if you are comparing them to find the right one for you. … Read more MySuper Explained

Christian Super 2019 Annual Report

Click here to download our 2019 Annual Report. “A key reason that many members join our fund is our commitment and practice with ethical and impact investing. You shouldn’t have to compromise your beliefs when it comes to your super, which is why all of our investments are ethically screened, and around 10% of our … Read more Christian Super 2019 Annual Report

Soap = Hope: How Your Super Helps Save Lives

Around the world today, many impoverished children will die from preventable diseases due to a lack of access to basic hygiene education and products. According to a 2012 report by UNICEF and the World Health Organization, more than 3,000 children’s lives could be saved every day with something as simple as clean water or a … Read more Soap = Hope: How Your Super Helps Save Lives

How Your Super Is Helping Put Families Back Together

The Newpin Social Benefit Bond helps put families back together The most difficult moment of Ryan’s* life, was when the NSW Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) came to take his children away. Ryan has been through a lot. His sister died when he was very young and his parents separated. He lived with … Read more How Your Super Is Helping Put Families Back Together

How our Faith affects the way we Invest

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 … Read more How our Faith affects the way we Invest

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 Making an impact on the lives of South American Coffee Farmers