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World-changing super

Your super can be a force for good – delivering climate impact and great returns at the same time.
With 7 ethical super options, you’ll be making your money matter in a positive way no matter your choice.

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Truly ethical

We only make investments that we believe are aligned with our ethical principles, laid out in the Ethical Charter, in 1986.

We don’t have investments in...

Fossil fuel companies1

Weapons or military contracts

Animal cruelty



Old growth forest logging

Human rights abuses

We do have...

100% ethical portfolio

Positive investments like renewable energy and healthcare

Full disclosure of all our investments

2040 net zero target

Quantified positive impact of our investments

Active corporate engagement & advocacy

Philanthropic foundation

For more information on how we assess, see our Ethical Criteria.

Strong, long term performance

While we can’t predict future performance based on the past, our funds’ performance proves ethical investing is good for returns. Our Australian Shares super option ranks #1 on returns over 3, 5, 7 and 10 years in the SuperRatings Fund Crediting Rate Survey as at 31 March 20222.

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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 2020.

Source: KPMG Super Insights 2021


With a track-record of market-leading performance, our award-winning investment team has proven that an ethical approach to investing delivers competitive returns.


Start your journey towards a world-changing choice.

1We don’t invest in companies whose main business is fossil fuels, or in diversified companies that earn some fossil fuel revenue and aren't creating positive impact with their other activities. We may invest in a diversified company which is having a positive impact in other ways such as producing renewable energy, providing its negative revenue is sufficiently low (a maximum of 5% to 33% depending on the activity). We have never invested in tobacco and support Tobacco Free Portfolios. For more information on how we assess, see Ethical Criteria.

Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Australian Ethical offers a diverse range of super investment options depending on your investment objective, timeframe and risk profile. You can see the options and their respective performance here.

Australian Ethical Super’s Australian Shares option ranks #1 for returns over 3 years (15.73%), 5 years (12.36%) out of 46 funds, ranks #1 over 7 years (11.52%) out of 45 funds and #1 over 10 years (13.09%) out of 42 funds according to the SuperRatings Fund Crediting Rate Survey – SR50 Australian Shares Index as at 31 March 2022.

Australian Ethical acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the country on which we work, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, and recognise and celebrate their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and thank them for protecting Country since time immemorial.