Join over 50,000 Australians who have chosen the super fund that's good for members and the planet.

75% less carbon emissions & market-leading returns

At Australian Ethical our portfolios produces 75% less carbon emissions^ than the benchmark along with providing market-leading returns*. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

Build a clean energy future

We invest in solar, geothermal, hydro and wind companies, such as Vestas who have raised over 51,000 wind turbines across 73 countries.

Provide competitive returns

Ethical funds have outperformed non-ethical funds over most time periods
Source: Responsible Investment Association Australasia, 2018 Responsible Investment Benchmark Report looking at the average performance of ethical and mainstream funds.

Send a message to big coal

Divesting from our worst polluters has potential to sway public opinion and expedite strong government action to deal with climate change.

Promote human rights

We don’t have investments in any companies involved in poor treatment of asylum seekers, or companies that exploit workers with poor working conditions.

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Best performing super

Australian Ethical Super offers 7 investment options and we’ve had some great results for June 2020#.

#1 Australian Shares option ranks 1st over the 5 years, 7 years and 10 years

#3 Balanced option ranks 3rd over 1 year

#12 Growth option ranks 12th over the 3 years

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#Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Ratings or investment returns are only one factor you should consider when deciding how to invest your super. Remember, superannuation is generally a long-term investment. For details on the risks and fees of investing in Australian Ethical Super, please refer to the Super Product Disclosure Statement.

SuperRatings does not issue, sell, guarantee or underwrite this product. Go to www.superratings.com.au for details of its ratings criteria. SuperRatings performance fee is net of percentage based administration and investment fee and does not include the $97 member fee.

Source: SuperRatings Fund Crediting Rate Survey as at June 2020:

  • Australian Ethical Super’s Australian Shares option ranks no.1 over 5 years, 7 years and 10 years according to the SuperRatings Fund Crediting Rate Survey – Australian Shares Index delivering returns of 8.87% p.a, 10.68% p.a and 10.47% p.a respectively.
  • Australian Ethical Super’s Balanced option was ranked no.3 in the SuperRatings Fund Crediting Rate Survey – SR50 Balanced (60-76) Index over 1 year delivering a 2.42% return (5 year return is 6.47% p.a and 7 year return is 7.32% p.a).
  • Australian Ethical Growth option was ranked no.12 in the SuperRatings Fund Crediting Rate Survey – SR50 Growth (77-90) Index over 3 years delivering a 6.37% return (5 year return is 6.37% p.a and 7 year return is 7.71% p.a).

Competitive Returns

Our default Balanced (accumulation) investment option outperformed the investment objective for the ten year period to 30 September 2020.

*Reference: investment objective aims to achieve returns of 3.5% pa above inflation over the medium to longer terms.

Past performance is not an indicator of future performance.

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Award-winning super

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2020 Green Superannuation Fund of the Year

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2020 SuperRatings Infinity Award for best sustainable super fund++

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2020 SuperRatings Gold for MyChoice Super and MySuper++

Fastest growing Super fund in Australia

Consumer demand for ethical investments continues to grow. KPMG found that Australian Ethical is the fastest growing super fund by members over the last 5 years to 2018.

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Source: KPMG Super Insights Report 2019.

^Carbon intensity (tonnes CO2e per $ revenue) of Australian Ethical share investments (as at 31 Dec 2019) compared to blended benchmark of S&P ASX 200 Index (for Australian and NZ shareholdings) and MSCI World ex Australia Index (for international shareholdings). 

*Australian Ethical Super’s Balanced MySuper option was ranked no.3 in the SuperRatings Fund Crediting Rate Survey - SR50 MySuper Index over 1 year delivering a 2.42% return as at 30 June 2020 (5 year return is 6.47% p.a and 7 year return is 7.31%).  SuperRatings does not issue, sell, guarantee or underwrite this product. Go to www.superratings.com.au for details of its ratings criteria. 

Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Ratings or investment returns are only one factor you should consider when deciding how to invest your super. Remember, superannuation is generally a long-term investment.

++ SuperRatings does not issue, sell, guarantee or underwrite this product. Go to www.superratings.com.au for details of its ratings criteria.