Future Super Fund

Product Name

Future Super Fund

Issuer

Future Super

Category

Superannuation

Type

Superfund whole of fund

Target

Retail

Certified Since

2015

Certification Symbol

Ethical

Asset Classes

Diversified / Balanced

Markets

Australia

Investment Approaches

Negative Screening, Positive Screening, Impact investing through the fixed interest, infrastructure and alternatives portfolio

It Includes

  • Riaa icons 11 More sustainable companies
  • Investment2 Social impact investments
  • Riaa icons 10 Renewable energy
  • Riaa icons 32 Green property
  • Riaa icons 12 Healthcare & medical products
  • Riaa icons 13 Sustainable transport
  • Riaa icons 14 Education
  • Riaa icons 15 Social & community infrastructure
  • Riaa icons 31 Sustainable water
  • Riaa icons 30 Sustainable land management & agriculture

It Excludes

  • Riaa icons 33 Fossil fuels
  • Riaa icons 34 Logging
  • Riaa icons 35 Tobacco
  • Riaa icons 50 Nuclear energy (including uranium)
  • Riaa icons 52 Human rights abuses
  • Riaa icons 38 Labour rights violations
  • Riaa icons 56 Animal welfare
  • Riaa icons 36 Armaments
  • Riaa icons 41 Alcohol
  • Riaa icons 42 Gambling
  • Riaa icons 55 Pornography

Overview

Future Super is Australia’s first 100% fossil fuel free super fund. Future Super was created to empower everyday Australians to move their money out of carbon pollution and into climate solutions. Together, we’re turning off the tap to the fossil fuel industry.


Description


Future Super does not invest in any fossil fuel companies, or in any companies providing significant services and financing to the fossil fuel industry. We are the only super fund to not invest in the big four banks, who are the major financiers of fossil fuel projects in Australia. We also screen out investments in detention centres, live animal export, armaments, and more. Instead, we seek out investments in companies making a positive social and environmental impact, such as renewable energy and healthcare. 

Our ethical investment mandate is maintained and monitored by our in-house ethical investment team, who also perform the ethical screening work for the fund. Our investment management is performed in-house by Future Super Asset Management who work closely with the ethical investment team. Our team applies a negative and positive screen to Australian and global listed equities, while seeking to create impact through Future Super's fixed interest, infrastructure and alternatives portfolio. Future Super's impact focus is on helping build Australia's clean energy future. The Future Super Growth option has a target 20% allocation to renewable energy.

Our ethical investment team also works with other fund managers, like Betashares and Infradebt, to create and provide seed investment for new products that comply with Future Super's strict ethical mandate. We believe this is important to ensure that all super funds can have access to portfolios that apply the same strict ethical criteria as Future Super.

Future Super believes in transparency. Our whole portfolio can be easily found on our website at www.myfuturesuper.com.au 

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