Impact Investing

How your Super is creating jobs in Nepal

Developing countries such as Nepal and Kenya are resourced with talented and skilled local workers but few opportunities for meaningful work and fair wages. Your super helps to build innovative connections between these motivated workers and the global economy through the groundbreaking workforce platform, CloudFactory. CloudFactory, a Christian Super impact investment, helps growing companies engage … Read more

Driving your Super further… in India

Across India, millions of people face the challenges of overpopulation, high unemployment rates and poverty. Today, thanks to new technologies and innovative business models, these challenges are becoming exciting opportunities. DriveU, a Christian Super impact investment (through Unitus Seed Fund), is an Indian business creating new opportunities for many people. DriveU employs over 1,100 private … Read more

Visionary Investing Begins with the Great Commission – Abel Pomar

By Abel Pomar. This is an excerpt from our free eBook Purposeful Living Most of the decisions we make throughout the day involve money on some level. How we use money bears eternal significance. Maybe that’s why God’s Word provides more guidance on how we handle our money and resources than on nearly any other … Read more

Impact Investing: Leading the Way

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 … Read more

How your Super is helping some of the world’s poorest farmers

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 … Read more

How Impact Investing is Having a Major Impact on Women and Children’s Lives

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 has … 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

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