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.