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KiwiSaver providers failing to back sustainability claims

Sun July 31st 2022

Originally posted on One News New Zealanders aiming to put KiwiSaver funds towards green investments are being kept in the dark according to authorities, with …

KiwiSaver funds touting themselves as ethical are falling short of their claims, FMA says

Sat July 30th 2022

This article was originally published by Daniel Smith on Stuff. Every KiwiSaver and investment fund that labels itself green, climate friendly or ethical is falling short …

Mindful Money Ethical and Impact Investment Awards 2022

Wed June 29th 2022

There was a packed room of 200 people at the Mindful Money Ethical and Impact Investment awards yesterday afternoon, coming together to celebrate leaders in the transition towards ethical investment.

Are ethics a luxury in a downturn?

Tue June 21st 2022

All good things come to an end. The lengthy period of rising share prices is over, at least for a while. Returns are down and investors are worried. With high cost of living, inflation and uncertainty ahead, they are reviewing their investments. Many are asking whether investing ethically is still good financially as well as being good for people and our planet.

Judging of the Mindful Money Awards

Fri June 10th 2022

The aim of the Mindful Money’s Ethical Investment Awards is to select the best funds or practitioners in each of the seven categories. This is important, not only as a way to celebrate and reward the leaders, but also to highlight best practice in funds management, financial advice and media reporting. Best practice standards are particularly valuable in a sector where there are too many unsubstantiated claims and confusion over what is really ethical, responsible and sustainable.

Finalists Announced for Mindful Money Ethical and Impact Investment Awards

Thu May 26th 2022

There were 53 entries in 8 different award categories, judged by 32 independent experts. The judging process has been rigorous and achieved consensus in each category, selecting a strong field of finalists.

Mindful Money Awards 2022

Wed May 11th 2022

The Mindful Money Awards celebrate the role that ethical and impact investing are playing in making money a force for good. They reflect the growing movement to re-orient investment finance towards sustainability and well-being, providing solutions to the mounting crises of climate change, biodiversity loss and inequality.

Mindful Money Awards

Wed May 11th 2022

Hon. David Clark will be the keynote speaker at the Mindful Money Awards and Ethical Investment conference to be held in Auckland at 3.30 – 7.30pm on Tuesday 28th June.

NEW REPORT: Charting consumer demand for responsible investing in Aotearoa New Zealand

Thu April 28th 2022

Three-quarters of New Zealanders expect their KiwiSaver and investment funds to be invested ethically, with the majority considering moving funds if their values and interests do not align. This is one of the key findings of the new consumer survey by Mindful Money and the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA).

Charting consumer demand for responsible investing in Aotearoa New Zealand

Thu April 28th 2022

The fourth in the series of annual surveys was conducted by Dynata for Mindful Money and the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA).  It highlights the …

Shining a light on impact investment

Mon April 11th 2022

As Leonard Cohen reminded us: There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. The cracks are now showing in the myopic …

Ethical Investing comes of age: Innovative new Mindful Funds announced

Wed April 6th 2022

We are excited to announce the designation of 17 additional funds in the category of "Mindful Funds".