UniSuper Sustainable High Growth Option

Product Name

UniSuper Sustainable High Growth Option

Issuer

UniSuper

Category

Superannuation

Type

Superfund/Pension

Target

Retail

Certified Since

2007

Asset Classes

Diversified / Multi-asset

Markets

Australia

Investment Approaches

Negative Screening, ESG Integration

It Includes:

  • Riaa icons 32 Green property
  • Riaa icons 12 Healthcare and medical products
  • Riaa icons 11 Impact investments
  • Riaa icons 10 Renewable energy and energy efficiency
  • Riaa icons 15 Social and sustainable infrastructure
  • Riaa icons 13 Sustainable transport
  • Riaa icons 31 Sustainable water
  • Investment2 More sustainable companies

It has some level of screening for:

  • Riaa icons 41 Alcohol
  • Riaa icons 33 Fossil fuels
  • Riaa icons 35 Tobacco

It fully excludes:

  • Riaa icons 36 Armaments
  • Riaa icons 42 Gambling
  • Riaa icons 52 Human rights abuses
  • Riaa icons 38 Labour rights violations

Overview

Sustainable High Growth is a pre-mixed option that invests in Australian and international shares (chosen UniSuper's own sustainable investment criteria), and listed property. It doesn't invest in alcohol, gaming, weapons, and fossil fuel exploration and production sectors (as well as the fund-wide divestment in tobacco production).


Description


This product is responsible/Sustainable as it screens out companies that generate more than 5% of their revenues from products that are widely accepted as being harmful to individuals and/or the climate. The screened sectors include alcohol, gaming, fossil fuel exploration and production, and weapons (in addition to the fund wide exclusion on tobacco production). In addition we also exclude companies that are in breach of the UN Global Compact. This option also invests in bonds and equities that target social and environmental solutions.  

Other products certified by the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA)

UniSuper Global Environmental Opportunities Option

UniSuper Sustainable Balanced Option

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