2022 State of Net Zero Investment in Aotearoa New Zealand Report

Thu Nov. 17th 2022

Last year during the COP26 climate summit, investment providers made pledges to reduce the emissions of their portfolios to Net Zero. A year later, the …

2022 Annual Impact report

Mon Oct. 17th 2022

We offer our Annual Impact Report with gratitude to you, our donors, supporters, colleagues, and community.This report provides an overview of the activities of Mindful …

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 …

Mindful Money's Impact Report

Thu Dec. 16th 2021

It is one when Mindful Money really came of age as a 2 year old start up: Website traffic and switches more ethical investments grew by 300% The transparency of revealing investment holdings on our website has helped cut millions from investments in fossil fuels, nuclear weapons and other harm We launched the first New Zealand's first ethical and impact awards We initiated an investor coalition to encourage climate action and net zero commitments We developed New Zealand’s first impact investment directory

New Zealand Investors Stepping up to the Climate Challenge

Thu Nov. 4th 2021

While governments struggle to form consensus across 200 nations at COP26, it is more important than ever that business, finance and civil society take action …

Responsible Investment: New Zealand Survey 2020

Thu Oct. 29th 2020

“Demand for ethical investing remains strong through the COVID pandemic” says Mindful Money’s founder and CEO, Barry Coates. “Over 90% of those who do not have an ethical investment fund are intending to switch to an ethical fund, most of them within the next year. This is evidence of strong growth in the consumer movement.”

Inside the black box of New Zealand investment funds

Tue Aug. 25th 2020

There is a revolution sweeping the word of finance and investment. It stems from the realisation that the social and environmental impact of companies affects their financial performance. Good companies do well, and so do the funds that invest in them. The report outlines the drivers for change and an analysis of how New Zealand investment providers are responding.

Responsible Investment NZ Survey 2019

Wed Oct. 30th 2019

8 in 10 Kiwis expect their money to be invested responsibly. New consumer research launched this morning by Mindful Money and Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) shows that 8 in 10 New Zealanders (83%) expect their KiwiSaver or other investments to be invested responsibly and ethically. This compares with 7 in 10 New Zealanders (72%) in 2018.

Responsible Investment Survey NZ Survey 2018

Mon Sept. 17th 2018

An ethical or responsible approach to investing has moved from a niche market to the mainstream. The Responsible Investment Survey shows an overwhelming majority of investors expect to see their KiwiSaver funds will be invested ethically. See our report for more insights.