Times are changing, and more than ever before, people are expecting their financial adviser be knowledgeable about responsible and ethical investment options.
Fortunately, the market continues to grow with a plethora of options for all kinds of investors across diverse asset classes, risk profiles and impact areas of interest. Australia’s responsible investment market now comprises $1,149 billion in assets under management, a rise of 17% from 2018. The responsible investment market in New Zealand is now worth $153.5 billion. This represents 52% of the country's assets under management.
86% of Australians believe that it is important that their financial adviser asks them about their interests and values in relation to their investments
Responsible Returns offers advisers detailed information for more than 200 investment products that have been certified by the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA). RIAA’s Certification Symbol is recognised by investors and consumers across the region, providing confidence that a product or provider is delivering on its responsible investment promise and meeting the Australian and New Zealand Standard for responsible investing.
If you are interested in joining RIAA or becoming a certified Responsible Investment Adviser, please visit the RIAA website or get in touch.