Ethical Investing

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

Kirstin Hunter
June 14, 2018

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

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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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A Brief History of Ethical Investing

Michael Bones
February 20, 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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Top 3 Ethical Investments in 2017

Michael Bones
July 13, 2017

Ethical superannuation is not just about avoiding harmful industries. It’s also about investing to make a positive impact and generate a strong return. Here’s how Future Super’s top 3 ethical investments for the 2016-17 financial year stack up for investment impact and return potential.

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Ethical Super Series - Part 1

Michael Bones
July 13, 2017

Everyone is talking about ethical super these days, but what does it really mean? Explore the ins and outs of ethical superannuation and investment with Future Super’s Ethical Super Series. In this 10 part series exploring everything from ‘what is fossil fuel free’ to ‘how to analyse a company’, we’ll be looking at how ordinary Australians can be empowered to invest more ethically.

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Saving for a Home? Future Super presents the Ultimate Guide for Home Savers

Andrew Sellen
June 6, 2017

The cost of a median house in Australia has risen by over 40% over the last 5 years, and that is frustrating news for anyone saving to buy their first home.

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Investing in the Explosion of Data, the Clean Energy Way (NEXTDC Profile)

Michael Bones
May 16, 2017

When you think of ethical investments, data centers are unlikely to be the first sector that comes to mind. However, it’s Australian listed companies like NEXTDC that are providing critical sustainability leadership by reducing the carbon footprint connected to our digital activities.

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$200 Million In 2 years: How Future Super Helped Thousand Of Aussies Divest Their Superannuation

Michael Bones
February 25, 2017

Imagine the power of all of us moving our super money out of fossil fuels and into funding climate solutions. Superannuation is mandatory, but investing in fossil fuels shouldn’t be. Australians deserve a choice. This is the story of how two guys decided to do something about it.

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