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Russell Investments goes cluster-free

19 December 2016

Russell Investments has joined the growing band of managers to specifically exclude controversial weapons manufacturers from its investment universe. In a note to NZ clients earlier this month, Russell says the change followed a recent review of its environmental, social and governance (ESG) process. InvestmentNewsNZ. More>

KiwiSaver media hype "unwarranted"

25 August 2016

Craig Simpson discusses the KiwiSaver ethical & socially responsible investment options and thinks the current media hype is unwarranted.  "Let's be perfectly clear, KiwiSaver managers are not deliberately investing in "unethical" investments. Rather they are gaining exposures via their investments in third party manager's funds, or exchange traded index funds." More> 

KiwiSaver boss calls for ethics review

24 August 2016

The founder of new low cost KiwiSaver provider Simplicity has called on the industry to work together to jointly adopt the ethical investment policies of the NZ Superannuation Fund, in the wake of revelations that some major funds are invested in weapons and tobacco companies. More>