Impact Investing

Reconciliation Action Plan – Innovate

Christian Super is proud to announce the commencement of our INNOVATE Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). In INNOVATE, we will strive to bring to life new strategies and processes that will help support and engage with reconciliation in Australia. At Christian Super our vision for reconciliation is an Australia that has made peace with First Nations … Read more

Empowering Women Through Microfinance

Around the world, millions of individuals and families face the crushing consequences of poverty.  Your super is invested in organisations such as VisionFund, which helps women in rural areas of developing countries.   VisionFund is helping women thrive VisionFund has an intentional focus on investing long term in the lives of children. They focus on … Read more

Christian Super Named as a Responsible Investment Leader in Super

Christian Super has once again been recognised as a responsible investment leader by the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) in its Responsible Investment Super Study 2021 Report. The report analysed the largest 48 APRA-regulated superannuation funds in Australia, along with five other asset owners, including Christian Super. Christian Super was one of only 13 funds … Read more

Year of Impact 2021

Our CEO Ross Piper summarises Christian Super’s unique investment approach as he introduces our latest Year of Impact: Our team is continually refining our investment strategy to ensure our approach to risk and growth are well balanced for market conditions, while also delivering healthy returns for our members. And we continue in our commitment to … Read more

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