Impact Investing

Youth CONNECT Impact Story: Noah

Youth CONNECT is a program delivered by Churches of Christ in Queensland in partnership with the Queensland Government. This holistic program provides support for young people exiting statutory care who are at risk of homeless. Youth CONNECT is one of our impact investments, which means that it aims to achieve a positive social or environmental … Read more

11 Impact Investments that Empower Women

In developing countries, female entrepreneurs are making a huge contribution to improved educational, health, social and economic outcomes. This International Women’s Day we look at 11 impact investments that empower women around the world to transform their families and ultimately their communities.   1. VisionFund Vision fund provide microloans, microsavings, and microinsurance products for people in … Read more

Christian Super wins Impact Asset Owner of the Year

We are very excited to announce that Christian Super has just been awarded Impact Asset Owner of the Year in the 2020 Australian Impact Investment Awards. Our CEO Ross Piper said: “We are honoured to have the fund’s ongoing focus and practice in impact investing recognised with this award. For many years Christian Super has been … Read more

How Your Super Supports Mental Health

Super That Supports People Suffering with Mental Health Challenges in NSW On Saturday 10th October, we celebrated World Mental Health Day. During these trying times of illness, loss of life, loss of income, lock downs and isolation, it’s important that we remember not only our neighbour, but also the vulnerable people living and suffering in our communities. Hope and prayer is … Read more

Year of Impact 2020

Our CEO Ross Piper reflects on FY2020 in the introduction to our latest Year of Impact: I’d like to start by acknowledging the extraordinary efforts of our members all around Australia, who continue to serve in various roles through this challenging season. Many of our members work in education, human services and Christian ministry, and … Read more

Interview With Our Outgoing CIO 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

How Your Super Is Helping Reduce Waste Through Zigzag Global

In this blog we highlight one of our amazing Impact Investments, Zigzag Global, which is having a significant impact on the waste associated with the returns process for retailers. Returns logistics may not sound ground-breaking at first, but current inefficiencies in this high demand retail service creating unnecessary waste of resources, both material and energy. … Read more

Brooke Prentis – National Reconciliation Week 2020

Today as part of National Reconciliation Week the Christian Super team heard from Aboriginal Christian Leader and CEO for Christian Justice movement, Common Grace, Brooke Prentis. Brooke GAICD, CA, BCom, BA, Grad Cert Theology is a descendant of the Wakka Wakka peoples and is also is coordinator of the Grasstree Gathering, which gathers and equips … Read more

How Your Super Is Helping The Fight Against COVID-19 In Low Income Countries

Your super is helping people to access life-saving healthcare in low income countries, which is more critical than ever during the international COVID-19 pandemic. The 2020 Coronavirus pandemic has rocked our world, highlighting the devastating impact that insufficient access to healthcare has on communities. While developed countries, such as Australia, provide access to basic healthcare … Read more