Sustainable Future

"You can’t stand for something
if you chase after everything.”
– Ries & Trout

Locally based, globally minded

Make positive investments with positive impact: the WA Super Sustainable Future investment option.

Our Sustainable Future investment option has been designed to improve the lives of people around the world and deliver attractive long-term returns. Investments are directed to innovative companies addressing the world’s major social and environmental challenges.

What is Impact Investing?
Super funds approach responsible investing in varying degrees. Our Sustainable Future investment option sits in the realm of Impact Investing and is one of the first of its kind in Australia.

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How are we undertaking Impact Investing?
Our Sustainable Future option invests in companies addressing the United Nations Sustainable Development goals – a set of objectives to combat poverty, improve access to essential services, and reduce hunger – in a meaningful and measurable way.

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 What type of companies could you be invested in?
The world’s biggest problems are also the world’s biggest business opportunities. Fast-growing companies in these areas are finding creative and profitable ways to service these growing needs, but their potential is generally underappreciated by the investment community. The Sustainable Future option allows you to invest in:

Life essentials

Food

Freedom from hunger

Food safety products
Crop-yield improvement
Livestock productivity

 


HealthHealth
Novel treatments
Mobile clinics
Telemedicine

 

 

WaterClean water and sanitation
Water treatment
Water-loss reduction
Environmental remediation

 

 

Affordable housingAffordable housing
Low-cost mortgages
Housing management
Elderly care facilities

 

 

Human empowerment

EducationEducation and training
Distance Learning
Education financing

 

 

Financial inclusionFinancial inclusion
Mobile banking
Microfinance
Fintech

 

 

CyberDigital divide and cyber security
Affordable internet acccess
Data security
Identity protection

 

 

Environment

Renewable energyAlternative energy
Renewables
Large-scale batteries
Electric vehicles

 

 

ReforrestationResource stewardship
Waste-to-energy
Carbon filtering
Reforestation

 

 

3D printingResource efficiency
Smart metering
LED lighting
3D printing

 

 

Our Fund Manager, Wellington Management, also does not invest in any extractive industries. This includes, but is not limited to, coal and fracking. They also do not invest in tobacco producers.

Find out more on our Sustainable Future Fact Sheet.

Our Top 20
Our top 20 Stocks and top 20 Bonds that may be held within your Sustainable Future investment option.