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What just happened? Protestors take over at Exxon

Mon June 14th 2021

What just happened? There has been a climate revolt in the Exxon boardroom. It wasn’t caused by placard-waving youth, but rather by impeccably-dressed executives of the world’s largest financial institutions. They lined up behind a small activist shareholder, called Engine No. 1, to force the mighty Exxon to get serious about climate change. Three of Exxon’s Directors were kicked off the Board and replaced by directors with climate credentials. They have a mandate to turn the Exxon tanker around, towards investing for the climate transition.

This Is Our Peak and Decline Moment: The Climate Change Commission Advice to Government

Wed June 9th 2021

Mindful Money welcomes the Commission’s final report. This provides a hugely important turning point after more than decades of inaction, broken promises and rising emissions. The advice now provides a foundation for the government to seize the opportunity to make a decisive step forward towards a zero emissions, resilient and sustainable Aotearoa.

Finalists Announced for Mindful Money Awards

Sat May 29th 2021

Ethical Investment is set to become the new normal in New Zealand, but there has been widespread confusion over uneven standards. Mindful Money has launched the inaugural awards for ethical and impact investment awards to celebrate those setting best practice standards.

Barry Coates and Good Returns Talking Ethical Investment

Tue May 4th 2021

There's a massive change starting to happen in investment. At last, investors are starting to see credible options. Listen to our founder Barry Coates on the latest Good Returns TV talking to the demand shifts towards ethical investment.

Investing for good - the new moves to take the nasties out of your KiwiSaver

Tue May 4th 2021

Originally published on The Herald. This is an excerpt, the full original article can be found here. Five years ago, KiwiSaver investors were shocked to find …

Orr and Shaw headline Mindful Money awards and conference

Tue May 4th 2021

RBNZ chief Adrian Orr will be the keynote speaker at the inaugural Mindful Money Awards and Ethical Investment conference to be held in Auckland late next month. The awards themselves will be hosted by popular comedian Te Radar at Generator@GridAKL on June 29 with awards and conference organisers Mindful Money releasing the line-up of speakers a week before entries to the awards close at 5pm on Monday, May 10.

Mindful Money Awards

Thu April 15th 2021

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.

NZX-owned KiwiSaver provider is the biggest nuclear investor

Fri March 19th 2021

Originally published on Stuff. The original article can be found here. A KiwiSaver fund owned by the New Zealand stock exchange operator was the biggest …

Nukes in your KiwiSaver fund?

Fri March 19th 2021

Nukes in your KiwiSaver fund? Kiwis don’t want weapons in their KiwiSaver funds. That message has come through loud and clear since it was revealed …

Do you make Nuclear Bombs?

Thu March 18th 2021

There are 88 KiwiSaver Funds with investments in companies that produce nuclear weapons, totalling $52 million. Here's how you can find out what's in your KiwiSaver fund and take action.

KiwiSaver: 88 providers investing in making of nuclear weapons - Mindful Money

Thu March 18th 2021

Originally published on RNZ. The original article can be found here.Many savers may be invested in nuclear weapons, against their wishes, but be completely unaware …

Using your KiwiSaver for Climate Action

Mon March 15th 2021

On Wednesday 31st March we're presesting a one hour seminar as part of EcoFest West at Ecomatters in New Lynn.