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This is how we do business ethically

23 December 2019
3 min read

We think long and hard about every investment decision we make. But did you know we put just as much...

Why divest from fossil fuels?

14 November 2019
3 min read

Fossil fuel divestment can have a real impact on a company’s prospects. By refusing to invest in...

It’s time to Quit Nukes!

29 October 2019
3 min read

We’re proud to help kick off a new campaign that’s calling on all super funds to divest from...

Domain and Prospa: Two ethical case studies

25 October 2019
3 min read

Here are two companies that have been through our rigorous screening process: one that currently...

Why we don't invest in Coles or Woolworths

26 September 2019
4 min read

Even something as seemingly innocuous as the Woolies around the corner can have a negative impact on...

Two of our education investments

16 September 2019
3 min read

Education is a human right. As part of our Ethical Charter, we’re committed to investing in...

Why divestment is not a dirty word

31 July 2019
3 min read

We welcome BHP’s announcement that it will put pressure on its customers and suppliers to reduce...

We invest in fresh fruit and vegetables with Costa...

23 July 2019
3 min read

Costa Group is an Australian success story. It has gone from humble beginnings as a family-owned...

Our ethical criteria when investing in food production

29 April 2019
3 min read

Food is vital for human life which makes it a key contributor to overall happiness. But commercial...

Our response to the banking Royal Commission final...

19 March 2019
3 min read

The Royal Commission into banking has handed down its final report. Our CEO, Phil Vernon, says it...

Australia needs to kick its pokies addiction

27 February 2019
4 min read

Poker machines are designed to be addictive and they cause massive social harm. Australians are the...

What do top ESG companies look like?

15 February 2019
3 min read

ESG has become mainstream in funds management but it shouldn’t be confused with ethical investment....

Is your super fund invested in new coal mines?

01 February 2019
4 min read

You could be forgiven for thinking Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in central Queensland is the only...

What is fixed income – and why does it matter?

29 January 2019
4 min read

When you think about what Australian Ethical is invested in, your first thought might be shares in...

We are divesting from IOOF on ethical grounds

16 January 2019
1 min read

IOOF has failed over a long period to put governance and conflicts management arrangements into...

Why we don’t invest in Afterpay

03 January 2019
2 min read

At Australian Ethical we believe consumer credit can be positive for society if it is used to buy...

The rise of ethical investing

18 November 2018
48 min watch

Our Head of Ethics Research Stuart Palmer explains the who/what/why of ethical investing.

How you can cut through the greenwash

09 November 2018
3 min read

Just because an investment is ‘responsible’ doesn’t make it ethical. Here’s how financial advisers...

We are divesting from AMP for failing ethical...

10 May 2018
1 min read

Revelations regarding the actions of the advice business made during the Royal Commission have...

The social purpose of business – are we seeing a shift?

10 April 2018
4 min read

CEO of Australian Ethical, Phil Vernon, explains why the days where business is concerned purely for...

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