Hunter Hall Ethical Managed Funds

Ethical Managed Funds

In addition to superannuation funds  and ASX listed cleantech companies, managed funds with a sustainability filter exist within the ethical and socially responsible investment (SRI) space. Ethical funds use a mixture of positive and negative screens.

Negative screens are used to prevent investment in companies from those industries. Historically they included:

  • Tobacco
  • Weapons manufacture
  • Gambling
  • Pornography

A growing number of the ethical fund managers are now offering products which include a negative screens for:

  • Fossil fuels
  • Mining
  • Environmental destruction

Positive screens are used either in place of or addition to the negative screens for more focused funds, they can include:

  • Renewable energy (solar, wind, hydo, wave)
  • Products that improve the environment
  • Agriculture conducted in a sustainable and humane way
  • Education

Responsible Investment Association Australia LogoThe Responsible Investment Association Australia is the peak industry body representing responsible and ethical investment managers in Australia. They actively maintain a list of available investment options including managed funds.

Managed Funds with sustainability options

Australian Ethical

 

Australian Ethical Sustainable Managed Funds

Hunter Hall Ethical Managed Funds

All funds are covered by a negative screen which excludes fossil fuels.

Global Deep Green Trust includes a positive filter for sustainability and renewable energy related investments.

Hunter Hall Ethical Managed Funds

AMP Capital logoAMP Capital

Funds: Sustainable Share Fund

 

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