Comparing Ethical Super Funds

The Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) currently identifies only four Australian super funds as having all of their products certified ethical. We have summarised these four funds below to help you compare them side by side.

All results are based on MySuper/Balanced investment options displayed on each fund’s website, and are current at 16/9/2021. As always, past performance is not an indicator of future performance.

Australian Ethical Christian Super Future Super* Active Super1
10 Year Return 8.9% 8.72% n/a 6.97%
5 Year Returns 9.1% 8.35% 7.65% 6.69%
Fees on $50,000 $627 $610 $810.50 $626.04
Approach to
Impact Investing
(From choice.com.au)
Favours ethical investing and doesn’t set particular targets for impact investing. Around $150 million is allocated to impact investments that target a positive social or environmental impact as well as a financial return. Different options have different goals “We won’t sacrifice returns to meet impact goals,” says the fund’s CIO.
Exclusions

(note: each
fund has
it’s own
approach
to these
exclusions)


Alcohol
Animal Cruelty
Fossil Fuels
Gambling
Genetic Engineering
Human Rights Abuses
Nuclear
Pornography
Tobacco
Weapons
Abortifactants
Alcohol
Animal Cruelty
Fossil Fuels
Gambling
Genetic Engineering
Human Rights Abuses
Nuclear
Pornography
Tobacco
Weapons

Alcohol
Animal cruelty
Fossil Fuels
Gambling
Genetic Engineering
Human Rights Abuses
Nuclear
Pornography
Tobacco
Weapons

Alcohol
Fossil Fuels
Gambling
Human Rights Abuses
Nuclear
Tobacco
Weapons

* Not a MySuper product
1 Formerly ‘Local Government Super’

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