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Mobilising Impact Investment for Social Housing

Wed Oct. 21st 2020

The seminar looked at the development of an innovative Salvation Army Community Bond for the creation of 118 secure houses for families without homes, and whether there is scope for similar impact investment partnerships to scale up funding for social housing in the future.

Online Seminar Series

Wed Oct. 14th 2020

In response to the global impacts being felt by every New Zealander during the COVID-19 outbreak, Mindful Money is looking for the positive opportunities and ways that we can build back better. A big part of the solution is investing ethically and making a positive impact through our choices. There is a growing global movement to make investment a force for good, and we want to ensure New Zealand is at the forefront.

Pioneering NZ Impact Funds

Wed Oct. 14th 2020

A striking aspect of the seminar with the pioneering NZ impact funds was how different they are. It shows the range of investment approaches that are used to create impact, while earning financial returns.

Laying the foundations for Impact Investment in Aotearoa

Wed Oct. 7th 2020

In this series on Investing for Positive Impact, Mindful Money will be covering different aspects of ‘impact investing’ – investing for social and environmental good.

Corporate Conversations: Kathmandu

Wed Sept. 30th 2020

Corporate Conversations with Reuben Casey, CEO of Kathmandu and Oyvinn Rimer, Research Analyst at Harbour Asset Management.

Inside the Black Box of New Zealand Investment Funds

Sun Sept. 27th 2020

A recent report by Mindful Money, Inside the Black Box of New Zealand Investment Funds, shows there is $1.6 billion of KiwiSaver and retail investment funds invested in fossil fuel companies. At a time when the transition to a clean energy future is well underway, why would managers of KiwiSaver funds and retail investment funds still be heavily invested in fossil fuels? It is clearly not for financial reasons.

Seminar Series: Investing for the Environment

Wed Sept. 16th 2020

Investing for the Environment with Kevin Hague, CEO of Forest & Bird and John Berry, co-Founder and CEO of Pathfinder/CareSaver, moderated by Barry Coates, CEO of Mindful Money.

Seminar Series: Māori perspectives on ethical investing

Wed Sept. 16th 2020

Māori perspectives on ethical investing with Temuera Hall, co-founder of TAHITO investment fund, in discussion with Barry Coates, CEO of Mindful Money.

Seminar Series: Managing Climate Risk, Enhancing Climate Action

Tue Sept. 15th 2020

Mindful Money welcomes today’s announcement by the Minister for Climate Change requiring mandatory reporting on climate risks. This provides the basis for transparency and accountability for climate risks, impacts and action.

Seminar Series: Taking a gender lens to ethical investing

Wed Sept. 9th 2020

Our panel includes Angela Meyer, Co-Founder and Director at Double Denim, Martin Lewington, CEO of Mercer and facilitated by Bridget Coates.

If you want a future, vote climate.

Sun Sept. 6th 2020

Despite the ongoing challenge of Covid-19, it is climate change that should be at the forefront of New Zealanders' minds when they go to vote, says Rod Oram

Seminar Series: Building a low emissions, resilient finance system.

Wed Sept. 2nd 2020

Barry Coates, Founder and CEO of Mindful Money speaks with Hon. James Shaw, the Minister for Climate Change, on building a low emissions, resilient finance system.