Issues of concern

The graph below shows the percentage of the fund invested in each of the worst issues of concern to New Zealanders. Below the graph are listed all the companies this fund invests in, by issue of concern.


  • Human Rights Violations
  • Environmental Harm
  • Animal Cruelty
  • Weapons
  • Fossil Fuels
  • Social Harm

Companies of concern

    • Activision Blizzard Inc 0.38%
    • Caterpillar Inc 0.26%
    • Contact Energy Ltd 0.96% 1.5°C
      This company is on a 1.5°C pathway

Fund Provider Response

Pathfinder has completely divested the Activision Blizzard Inc, and Caterpillar stock, from all Pathfinder holdings since March and November 2023 respectively.

More than 85% of Contact Energy’s production is renewable and they have significant plans for new investment in renewable energy projects. Pathfinder supports companies who are serious about transitioning to a low or zero carbon future.

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each fund has filed with the Disclose register to 31st March 2023 and Mindful Money analysis of funds within those portfolios. The list of companies of concern has been drawn from ratings agencies and public sources, including the Norwegian Sovereign Fund, NZ Super Fund, Sustainalytics and research organisations.

Please note that companies may breach more than one of these areas of concern.

The listing of companies of concern is based on definitions used in Mindful Money's methodology. These definitions may be different from the exclusions policy and definitions applied by the fund provider.

Mindful Money uses the term Mindful Funds as our standard for ethical investment and responsible investment. This does not imply that other funds are unethical or that the fund providers that do not meet these standards are unethical providers.

About this fund

An ethical portfolio invested in growth and income assets.

Value $31M NZD
Period of data report 30th June 2023
Fund started 17th Aug. 2020
Total annual fund fees 1.3%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 1.25%
Other management and administration charges 0.05%
Total other charges 0.0
Total other charges currency NZD

John Berry

Currently: CEO (14 years, 3 months)
Previously: Deutsche Bank - Consultant (4 years, 9 months)

Paul Brownsey

Currently: CIO (14 years, 3 months)
Previously: Deutsche Bank - Director (5 years, 0 months)

Kent Fraser

Currently: Chair of Investment Committee (6 years, 9 months)
Previously: (None years, None months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each fund has filed with Disclose register to 30th June 2023.

Past Returns

Past annual returns for this fund are after fees and taxes. Please note that higher past returns do not always mean higher future returns.

Year Market Average Fund Annual Return
2023 -4.94% -2.73%
2022 1.99% 2.45%

The market average is the average return for funds of the same risk category, sourced from the Commission for Financial Capability's Sorted website. The fund information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each fund has filed with Disclose register to 30th June 2023.

Top 10 Investments

  • Cash At Bank
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
  • Microsoft Corporation
    United States Australasian Equities
  • Vctnz
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest BBB+
  • Infratil Ltd
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
  • First Solar Inc
    United States International Equities
  • Lam Research Corp
    United States International Equities
  • Asml Holding Nv
    Netherlands International Equities
  • Telstra Corp Ltd
    Australia Australasian Equities
  • Qbe Insurance Group Ltd
    Australia Australasian Equities
  • Woolworths Ltd
    Australia Australasian Equities
Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 7.7% 11.5253%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 8.8% 10.6336%
International Fixed Interest 11.7% 6.9901%
Australasian Equities 20.6% 22.686%
International Equities 41.5% 40.1641%
Listed Properties 4.7% 5.7833%
Unlisted Properties 0.0% 0.0%
Other 5.0% 2.2175%
Commodities 0.0% 0.0%

Investment Mix

How the money in this fund is invested against the fund's targets.

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each fund has filed with Disclose register to 30th June 2023.