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Where money, ethics and climate action meet

Divestment

Aged Care Royal Commission Shows How Ethics Pays

Adam Verwey
September 19, 2018

This week, the Prime Minister announced a Royal Commission into the behaviour and practices of for-profit aged care companies in Australia.

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Community

Future Super awarded ‘Best Super Fund’ by leading climate advocates

Michael Bones
September 14, 2018

Future Super to be recognised as Australia’s best super fund on the issue of climate change by 350.org, the world’s leading climate advocacy organisation.

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Renewable Energy

Renewables Can Halve Energy Prices In 4 Years

Michael Bones
August 30, 2018

Good news for everyone, really

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Politics

Not Even Dutton Can Save Coal

Michael Bones
August 23, 2018

Energy policy has politicians are squabbling for the top job like seagulls scrapping for chips. But not even Dutton can stop the surge in renewable energy.

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Community

A Beginners Guide to Meditation

Luke McLeod
August 11, 2018

Luke McLead from Soul Society is here to offer guidance on how to start your mindfulness journey on the right foot.

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Community

The Plastic-Free Lunchbox Project: kids showing Coles how it’s done

Michael Bones
August 6, 2018

As the big grocers dilly dally over single use plastic bags, Sarah and the Taroona community are proving that ending plastic is child's play.

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Opinion

Coal Billionaire Secretly Funds Pro-Coal Propaganda, And No One Is Surprised

Michael Bones
August 1, 2018

It's amazing what you find when you follow the money...

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Activism

Why Mark is suing REST super for failing on climate

Michael Bones
July 26, 2018

This legend is suing a $50 billion super fund for climate inaction.

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Activism

Short-change women and you short-change the world: Why we should all care more about the gender pay gap in Australia

Kirstin Hunter
July 24, 2018

If a generation of poverty-stricken grandmas isn’t enough to make us stop and think, then maybe this will.

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Ethical Investing

The bad investment that is short-changing your super

Adam Verwey
June 21, 2018

As Australians await further changes to the superannuation industry, there’s one key area where regulators can help protect Australians from losing thousands of dollars from their super savings.

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Ethical Investing

Future Super named 2018 Telstra Business Awards: Social Change Maker Finalist!

Kirstin Hunter
June 15, 2018

Future Super has been listed as a 2018 Telstra Business Awards: Social Change Maker Finalist in the ACT.

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Equality

Having a baby? That’s super!

Kirstin Hunter
May 25, 2018

Introducing BabyBump, Future Super's new initiative to make super more fair for parents.

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Renewable Energy

3 Solar Farms That Prove Everyday Aussies Can Supercharge The Renewables Revolution

Michael Bones
May 18, 2018

Why wait for fossil fools when we can build renewables ourselves?

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Ethical Investing

Our Top 5 Budget Take-Homes

Adam Verwey
May 15, 2018

If you care deeply about addressing climate change then the recent Federal Budget was entirely disappointing. However, some proposed changes could be good news for younger super members and members with low super balances.

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Activism

This Is Our Why: reflections on Bill McKibben's Accelerate Climate Action Tour

Kirstin Hunter
May 10, 2018

If you missed it Bill McKibben's Accelerate Climate Action Tour, here's what you need to know.

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Divestment

New research reveals that 7.7% of Australia’s retirement savings could fund 100% renewable power by 2030

Michael Bones
May 1, 2018

Today, brand new research by UTS Institute of Sustainable Futures (ISF) and Future Super reveals that funding Australia’s transition to 100% renewable energy could be easier than once thought.

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Disruption

Record $2 Million Crowdfunder for Solar-Focused Power Company

Simon Sheikh
April 13, 2018

Over 15,000 Australians have raised more than $2 million to launch DC Power Co., Australia’s first solar-focused power company.

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Opinion

3 Insights That Prove Renewable Energy Is Reshaping Our Politics

Simon Corbell
March 7, 2018

Expert insights on why renewable energy is so important for the upcoming state election in South Australia.

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Ethical Investing

A Brief History of Ethical Investing

Michael Bones
February 21, 2018

Over the past few years ethical investing has taken off, but it’s much more than a recent fad. Here to catch you up on the long and fascinating history is Australia's ethical investing pioneer, James Thier.

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