There are many ways that you can turn your money into a powerful force for good
Get involved: Just 7.7 percent of superannuation could fund Australia’s transition to 100 percent renewable energy by 2030!
Switch to an ethical superannuation fund and help friends, family and businesses to switch. This simple switch defunds fossil fuel companies and supports new renewable energy, ethical projects and climate solutions.
Is your super funding fossil fuels? These super funds invest in climate change solutions:
2020 SuperRatings Infinity Award – Best sustainable super fund
Multi-award winning listed fund manager, Australian Ethical is a certified B Corporation. They are leading the cultural shift towards a more sustainable economy by balancing profit with purpose and donates 10% of annual after-tax profits to the Australian Ethical Foundation. To find out more, visit their website.
Invest in a future worth retiring into
A certified B Corporation, Future Super believes to reduce your carbon footprint, you cannot ignore financial pollution.
Future Super have a range of funds, so you can chose the impact your super has. To find out more, visit their website.
Are you funding a new coal mine without knowing it?
These investment managers are members of the Responsible Investment Association Australasia which champions responsible investing and a sustainable financial system.
Nanuk Asset Management
Nanuk Asset Management (Nanuk) is an independent investment manager with staff located in Sydney, London and New York. Nanuk is globally focused, investing in listed companies that are contributing to or benefiting from the global transition to more environmentally sustainable and resource efficient technologies and practices. You can find out more about how Nanuk invests by accessing their website.
Melior Investment Management
Melior Investment Management (Melior) is a Sydney based Australian impact investment manager that is committed to driving positive change. When selecting investments, Melior seek to invest in Australian and New Zealand companies delivering competitive market returns and positive social and environmental impacts aligned to the Sustainable Development Goals. You can find out more about how Melior seeks to invest for a better world by accessing their website.
WHEB Asset Management
WHEB Asset Management (WHEB) is a boutique investment manager based in the UK. They have created an investment process with a focus on investing in companies that provide solutions to sustainability challenges. WHEB have developed a bespoke methodology to measure the environmental and social impact of their investments and is available in Australia via Pengana. You can find out more by accessing their website.
If you’re a shareholder in a listed company, you have a say in how it operates. In Australia it takes a minimum of 100 shareholders to lodge shareholder resolutions. Support not-for-profits to lodge climate change resolutions at upcoming Annual General Meetings.
Does your bank invest in fossil fuels?
Find out what your bank is funding. These institutions do not lend to or invest in fossil fuels.
Australia’s first carbon neutral bank. They say their money is clean because it is never loaned to industries that do harm, and all loans are subject to their Responsible Banking Policy. To find out more, visit their website.
Credit union with branches in Dee Why and Warriewood, has been in operation for more than 60 years. Community First have Green Loans for financing environmentally friendly products. To find out more, visit their website.
General insurance companies play a pivotal role in enabling fossil fuel expansion via project insurance and their investment portfolios.
See where your insurer stands
We know of one domestic insurance company not insuring or investing in fossil fuels: huddle.com.au
A certified B Corporation, Huddle participates in 1% for the Planet.
To find out more, visit their website.
IMPORTANT: The information in this website is general information only. Nothing in this website should be regarded as investment advice and Zero Emissions Sydney North is not a financial adviser. Before making an investment decision we recommend that you seek professional advice from a financial adviser.
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