Posts Tagged ‘KiwiSaver’

KiwiSaver: $4.1 billion still invested in unethical entities

Thursday, August 27th, 2020
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Although there is an improving trend in ethical investment, $4.1 billion of KiwiSaver funds is still invested in companies that the public wants to avoid and $2.3 billion of retail investment funds. This is one of the findings revealed in the most recent annual surveys undertaken jointly by Mindful Money and the Responsible Investment Association Read more

KiwiSaver funds invested in nuclear weapons

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

New Zealanders’ long, proud anti-nuclear weapon history is being compromised by KiwiSaver investments according to Paul Brownsey, Chief Investment Officer of Pathfinder Asset Management. “We have strong opinions about where our money is invested. We especially don’t like it to go to organisations manufacturing nuclear weapons.” Yet according to Brownsey, some New Zealanders are helping Read more

Mindful Money: How ethical are your Kiwisaver investments?

Monday, July 1st, 2019
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Mindful Money, a new charitable social enterprise helping people to invest ethically, was launched last week in New Zealand. The launch took place at a Go Live event in Auckland. Mindful Money, a free service, provides members of the public with a platform to check what is in their current KiwiSaver investments and to easily Read more