Superannuation

Australian Super Funds Still Lead on Carbon
Australia's Local Government Super fund ranked number one in the world index for pro- actively managing climate risk, says the annual Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP), an independent not-for-profit global organization that aims to protect the investments held by the world's largest asset owners - such as pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, foundations and endowments – from the risks of climate change. More

Super Switch Compares Fossil Fuels in Super

Investors who want to know how exposed their superannuation fund is to fossil fuels or who want to compare super funds' fossil fuel exposure can use the new Super Switch service, which analyzes super fund exposure to the fossil fuel industry through Australian and international shares. More

Fossil Fuel Free Super Fund
Future Super is a new superannuation fund that is claiming to be Australia's first fossil fuel free super fund. Along with this negative screen, it also has a positive screen, saying it aims to provide members with a strong return while funding activities that make a positive impact on the environment and community. More

HESTA Limits Thermal Coal Investments
Joining the growing list of institutional investors reducing their exposure to coal investments is superannuation fund HESTA, which has begun to progressively restrict its investments in thermal coal across all its investment options. More

First Wholesale Clean Energy Infrastructure Fund
The ever-creative Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has committed up to $80 million as a cornerstone investor to help establish Australia's first unlisted direct infrastructure investment fund for clean energy, the CFS Australian Clean Energy Infrastructure Fund. More

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