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Not With My Money: Avoiding Investments In Russia

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 3:41 pm | Mindful Money

Two years have passed since the onset of the brutal invasion of Ukraine by Russia, a period marked by global upheaval and a collective reassessment of investment ethics worldwide. Mindful Money, New Zealand's leading ethical investment charity, today ... More >>

KiwiSaver Providers Going Ethical

Monday, 5 February 2024, 10:38 am | Mindful Money

There has been a significant change in KiwiSaver investments over the past 6 months. Some of the largest KiwiSaver fund providers are reducing their investments in companies that are doing harm. The result is the biggest fall in harmful investment since Mindful ... More >>

What KiwiSaver Schemes Invest In: Analysis Shows Record Level Of Investments In Companies Causing Harm

Tuesday, 29 August 2023, 9:02 pm | Mindful Money

New data analysis from charity Mindful Money shows that Kiwisaver investments in companies the public want to avoid have hit record levels. Across all KiwiSaver funds, there is $8.6 billion of funds invested in issues that the public want to avoid. ... More >>

Mindful Money Ethical And Impact Investment Awards 2023

Friday, 30 June 2023, 7:48 pm | Mindful Money

Celebrating leaders in the transition towards ethical investment There was a packed room of 150 people at the Mindful Money Ethical and Impact Investment awards yesterday afternoon. The event started with a conference that focused on mobilising finance ... More >>

Voices Of Aotearoa: Demand For Ethical Investment In New Zealand 2023

Friday, 26 May 2023, 10:22 pm | Mindful Money

Investors want to do well and do good In the face of financial market turbulence, consumer demand for ethical investing not only remains resilient but continues to gain momentum. Consumers not only want to avoid investing in companies that cause ... More >>

New Zealand Investors Financing Deforestation

Monday, 8 May 2023, 3:37 pm | Mindful Money

A startling new research report released today unveils the troubling connection between New Zealand KiwiSaver and managed fund investors and the companies driving deforestation. The study, conducted by the charity Mindful Money, discovered that ... More >>

New Choices To Invest Mindfully

Tuesday, 14 March 2023, 3:36 pm | Mindful Money

As ethical investing gains momentum in New Zealand, Mindful Money is pleased to announce the addition of ten new funds to its online investment platform. These funds, which meet Mindful Money's criteria for avoiding harm, practicing stewardship, and ... More >>

Turning Up The Heat On Investors’ Role In Net Zero

Wednesday, 1 February 2023, 6:23 am | Mindful Money

Getting traction on the critical information that will help investors to decarbonise their portfolios is the focus this year for two New Zealand-based organisations behind a survey that reveals momentum toward credible net zero targets has slowed in the ... More >>

Tackling Greenwashing: Doing What It Says On The Tin

Monday, 12 December 2022, 12:46 pm | Mindful Money

The former CEO of the Financial Markets Authority (FMA), Rob Everett, signalled a stronger role for the FMA in ensuring that investment funds do not mislead their investors. He was fond of calling on fund managers to ensure they “do what it says ... More >>

KiwiSaver Funds Are Investing Billions Of Dollars In Companies That Most Of The Public Want To Avoid

Friday, 26 August 2022, 11:24 am | Mindful Money

Most KiwiSaver funds and other investment funds claim to be investing ethically. However, as the FMA pointed out in its report on 27 July, very few funds provide evidence. Mindful Money is today releasing new analysis on the most important objective ... More >>

Celebrating Leaders In The Transition Towards Ethical Investment

Wednesday, 29 June 2022, 4:46 pm | Mindful Money

There was a packed room of 200 people at the Mindful Money Ethical and Impact Investment awards yesterday afternoon. The event started with a conference that focused shifting more investment towards positive change to support the transition to net zero, regenerating ... More >>

Raising The Bar: Ethical And Impact Investment Awards Celebrating Best Practice

Thursday, 12 May 2022, 4:17 pm | Mindful Money

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. Dr. Clark is the Minister for Commerce and Consumer Affairs, with responsibility ... More >>

New Ethical Investment Funds Launching On The Mindful Money Platform

Tuesday, 5 April 2022, 7:07 pm | Mindful Money

Responsible and Ethical investing is taking a huge leap forward with a new wave of innovative funds now available to New Zealand investors. Mindful Money’s Founder and CEO said: “We are excited to announce the designation of 17 additional funds ... More >>

Getting Beyond Greenwash: Which KiwiSaver Funds Are Walking The Talk?

Thursday, 10 March 2022, 7:50 am | Mindful Money

Greenwashing is rampant within the finance industry 76% of New Zealanders want their money to be invested ethically Mindful Money is launching credible badges to provide certainty that funds are doing what they say they are doing   Ethical investment ... More >>

Getting Beyond Greenwash: Which KiwiSaver Funds Are Walking The Talk?

Thursday, 10 March 2022, 7:49 am | Mindful Money

Greenwashing is rampant within the finance industry 76% of New Zealanders want their money to be invested ethically Mindful Money is launching credible badges to provide certainty that funds are doing what they say they are doing   Ethical investment ... More >>

Cutting Off Finance For Putin’s War

Friday, 4 March 2022, 5:18 pm | Mindful Money

Mindful Money has today released an analysis showing which New Zealand retail investment funds are invested in Russian government bonds and major companies. This adds to the list covering all KiwiSaver funds and a list of the funds that have sold off ... More >>

Mindful Money On Investments In Russian Companies And Government Bonds

Tuesday, 1 March 2022, 6:33 am | Mindful Money

In response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the US and its allies have adopted sanctions aimed at individuals, state-owned enterprises, military suppliers and the financial sector. New Zealand has imposed travel bans and diplomatic restrictions ... More >>

Ramping Up Impact Investment In Aotearoa

Thursday, 9 December 2021, 8:10 pm | Mindful Money

Impact investment is an exciting category of investment that allows investors to earn returns as well as contributing to social and environmental benefits. It is the sweet spot for a growing number of investors. However, despite rapid growth overseas, ... More >>

Beyond COP26: It’s Up To Citizens And Markets To Kiss Fossil Fuels Goodbye

Wednesday, 17 November 2021, 4:05 pm | Mindful Money

Governments made some progress during COP26, but not enough. Now the mantle passes to citizens and markets to decarbonise our economy. COP26 has not provided the much needed pathway for avoiding climate chaos. The COP26 final declaration was bitterly ... More >>

Good Policy And Policy For Good: Public Investment Funds Are Going Net Zero

Thursday, 28 October 2021, 4:48 pm | Mindful Money

Mindful Money welcomes the announcement today by the Government and the Crown Financial Institutions (CFIs) to reflect the goal of a carbon neutral New Zealand by 2050. Mindful Money founder and CEO, Barry Coates commented: “This decision to align ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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