Frequent question: Does hostplus invest in coal?

Does hostplus invest in fossil fuels?

We offer our members the choice to avoid investing in fossil fuels completely, through our Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) – Balanced option that avoids investments in all companies that own reserves, explore, mine, extract, produce, refine or generate energy from fossil fuels as well as those companies that …

What is hostplus invested in?

We invest in Australia’s burgeoning nation building projects, in assets such as: Airports and sea ports. Electricity grids. Shopping centres.

Is my super invested in coal?

Australia’s second largest superannuation fund has completely divested from thermal coal and ploughed $1 billion into renewable and low-emission technology in the year since it declared it would reshape its business in line with climate targets.

Is hostplus ethical?

Does the super fund offer responsible / ethical options? Hostplus offers 1 ‘Socially Responsible’ option. … Please note that every fund has a different investment approach, strategies and risk level. We encourage you to do your own comparison and review the relevant Product Disclosure Statement.

Does AustralianSuper invest in fossil fuels?

In addition to achieving good returns, the top investment concerns for these members were coal and other fossil fuels, human rights, tobacco and weapons. AustralianSuper’s Socially Aware investment option invested more than $2.4 billion on behalf of over 38,000 members as at 30 June 2018.

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Is Hesta an ethical super fund?

Ethical super investment funds

Some of these include: AustralianSuper: Socially Aware investment fund. HESTA: Eco Pool investment fund. Australian Ethical: Balanced investment fund.

Can I buy shares through hostplus?

You’ll be able to invest directly in shares in the S&P/ASX 300 Index as well as selected term deposits, ETFs and LICs all in real time. You’ll also be able to switch between your other Hostplus pre-mixed, sector or individual manager investment options all from the Choiceplus investment platform.

Which super fund is performing best?

Best performing super funds

Super fund Investment option 10 yr return (% per yr)
AustralianSuper Balanced 9.7%
Hostplus Balanced 9.7%
Cbus Growth (Cbus MySuper) 9.6%
UniSuper Accum (1) – Balanced 9.6%

Can I invest my super?

Super is a legal structure – a type of trust – to hold your investments. The asset classes your super fund can invest in are, in the main, the same as you can hold outside super in your own name or another investment vehicle such as a family trust.

What is the most ethical super?

Some of the funds that claim to be either fully ethical, or at least offer ethical or sustainable investment options, include:

  • Christian Super.
  • Future Super.
  • Local Government Super.
  • Equip Superannuation Fund.
  • Funds SA.
  • UniSuper.
  • Sunsuper.
  • Australian Super.

Does AustralianSuper invest in coal?

The country’s largest superannuation fund has dumped its holding in Whitehaven Coal as it ramps up its climate policy to include a net zero emissions by 2050 target. … “As a result, currently AustralianSuper does not have any active investment in thermal coal companies.”

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Does hostplus invest in tobacco?

Fossil fuels are just one of the many parts of the economy the SRI option does not invest in. For example, we do not invest in any companies that manufacture or produce: 1. Tobacco 2.

What is hostplus indexed balanced fund?

Hostplus Indexed Balanced Option

Hostplus’ Indexed Balanced Option is one of the lowest-cost diversified options available in the market today1. It employs passive investment management strategies across a mix of growth and defensive assets to target index-like returns for each underlying asset class.

How ethical is Hesta?

These were followed by HESTA Sustainable Growth (previously Eco Pool) at 9.36%, Australian Ethical Growth at 6.35%, and Sunsuper Balanced Index at 6.15%. HESTA said its Sustainable Growth fund excluded investing in uranium, fossil fuels, tobacco, and controversial weapons.