Superannuation allows Australians the opportunity to retire with comfort and security. But what if the super we retire with has been funding environmental destruction and runaway climate change? What if, by being invested in fossil fuels like coal mining and coal seam gas, our super funds deliver us a polluted world to retire into?

Use the table below to see which super funds are invested in companies that are actively undermining the climate goals set out in the Paris Agreement, and take action to tell your fund to lift its game on climate action.

Click each fund’s name for more details, and click the column headings to learn more about the terms and methodologies used.

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Super Funds

Fund and option Australian share investments Fossil fuel exclusions Calling for Paris-alignment Climate voting record (2017) Scenario analysis Take action
Key
ACSRF MySuper Balanced
2% 24% 7% 67%
None No Not Disclosed None Contact fund
ACSRF Socially Responsible Balanced
31% 69% 0% 0%
Some No Not Disclosed None Contact fund
AMP Balanced Growth
0% 40% 7% 53%
None No 13% Partial Contact fund
AMP Responsible Investment Leaders Balanced
19% 66% 15% 0%
Minimal N/A 13% Partial Contact fund
Australian Ethical Australian Shares
31% 69% % %
Comprehensive N/A 100% Limited Contact fund
Australian Ethical Balanced
31% 69% % %
Comprehensive N/A 100% Limited Contact fund
AustralianSuper Balanced
15% 70% 15% %
None No 41% None Contact fund
AustralianSuper Socially Aware
16% 77% 7% %
Some N/A 41% None Contact fund
Bendigo SmartStart Super
0% 0% 0% 100%
None N/A 0% None Contact fund
BT Super For Life
0% 0% 0% 100%
None No 47% None Contact fund
CareSuper Balanced
5% 35% 14% 46%
None No 0% None Contact fund
CareSuper Sustainable Balanced
% % % 100%
None No 0% None Contact fund
Catholic Super Balanced
12% 59% 14% 15%
None N/A 0% None Contact fund
Catholic Super PositiveIMPACT
41% 59% 0% 0%
Comprehensive N/A 0% None Contact fund
Cbus Growth
20% 61% 15% 4%
None No 11% Detailed Contact fund
Club Plus MySuper Balanced
0% 0% 0% 100%
None No 8% None Contact fund
Colonial First State Super FirstChoice Balanced
0% 0% 0% 100%
None No Not Disclosed Partial Contact fund
Commonwealth Super Corp CSS
12% 68% 15% 5%
None No Not Disclosed None Contact fund
Commonwealth Super Corp Military Super Balanced
12% 68% 15% 5%
None No Not Disclosed None Contact fund
Commonwealth Super Corp PSS
12% 68% 15% 5%
None No Not Disclosed None Contact fund
Commonwealth Super Corp PSSap MySuper Balanced
12% 68% 15% 5%
None No Not Disclosed None Contact fund
EnergySuper Balanced
28% 57% 15% %
None N/A 6% None Contact fund
EnergySuper SRI
19% 66% 15% %
Minimal N/A 6% None Contact fund
Equip Super Balanced Growth
2% 37% 10% 51%
None No 9% None Contact fund
ESSSuper Ethically Minded
19% 66% 15% %
Minimal N/A Not Disclosed None Contact fund
ESSSuper Growth
8% 32% 8% 52%
None No Not Disclosed None Contact fund
First State Super Balanced Growth
8% 53% 13% 26%
None N/A 39% Limited Contact fund
First State Super Socially Responsible Investments
18% 81% 1% %
Some N/A 39% Limited Contact fund
Future Super Balanced Impact
53% 46% % %
Comprehensive N/A Not Disclosed None Contact fund
GESB My GESB Super Plan
0% 26% 8% 66%
None N/A Not Disclosed None Contact fund
GESB My West State Super Plan
0% 26% 8% 66%
None No Not Disclosed None Contact fund
Hesta Core Pool
1% 39% 9% 51%
Minimal No 86% None Contact fund
Hesta Eco Pool
% 74% % 26%
Some N/A 86% None Contact fund
Hostplus Balanced
12% 59% 14% 15%
None No 0% None Contact fund
Hostplus SRI Balanced
0% 0% 0% 100%
None No None Contact fund
ING Living Super
0% 0% 0% 100%
None N/A Not Disclosed None Contact fund
Intrust Core Super
0% 0% 0% 100%
None N/A 0% None Contact fund
IOOF MultiMix Balanced Growth
% 32% 8% 60%
None N/A 50% None Contact fund
legalsuper MySuper Balanced
5% 36% 10% 49%
None No Not Disclosed None Contact fund
LGIAsuper Diversified Growth
2% 37% 8% 53%
None No Not Disclosed None Contact fund
LGIAsuper SR Balanced
% % % 100%
None No Not Disclosed None Contact fund
Local Government Super Balanced Growth
4% 45% 13% 38%
Minimal N/A 81% Limited Contact fund
Local Government Super Sustainable Australian Shares
23% 77% % %
Comprehensive N/A 81% Limited Contact fund
LUCRF MySuper Balanced
0% 0% 0% 100%
None N/A Not Disclosed None Contact fund
Media Super Balanced
0% 45% 2% 53%
None No 0% None Contact fund
Media Super Sustainable Future Shares
0% 0% 0% 100%
Some N/A 0% None Contact fund
Mercer Growth
% 36% 7% 57%
None No 71% Detailed Contact fund
Mercer Socially Responsible Growth
% 36% 6% 58%
None No 71% Detailed Contact fund
MLC Horizon 4 Balanced Portfolio
0% 37% 7% 56%
None N/A 0% None Contact fund
MTAA Super My AutoSuper
4% 39% 10% 47%
None No 25% None Contact fund
North MyNorth Index Balanced
0% 0% 0% 100%
None No 13% None Contact fund
OnePath Balanced
0% 0% 0% 100%
None No 0% None Contact fund
OnePath Sustainable Investments Australian Shares
3% 43% 9% 45%
None No 0% None Contact fund
QSuper Balanced
1% 19% 1% 79%
None No Not Disclosed None Contact fund
QSuper Socially Responsible
19% 66% 15% %
Minimal No Not Disclosed None Contact fund
REST Core Strategy
0% 0% 0% 100%
None No 0% None Contact fund
State Super Balanced
% % % 100%
None No Not Disclosed None Contact fund
SunSuper Balanced
% 30% 9% 61%
None No Not Disclosed None Contact fund
SunSuper Socially Conscious Balanced
1% 27% 8% 64%
None N/A Not Disclosed None Contact fund
Super SA Balanced
3% 45% 11% 41%
None No Not Disclosed None Contact fund
Super SA Socially Responsible
19% 66% 15% %
Minimal N/A Not Disclosed None Contact fund
TasPlan Balanced
0% 0% 0% 100%
None N/A 0% None Contact fund
Tasplan Sustainable
0% 0% 0% 100%
None No 0% None Contact fund
UniSuper Balanced
1% 48% 10% 41%
None No 0% None Contact fund
UniSuper Sustainable Balanced
2% 36% % 62%
Comprehensive N/A 0% None Contact fund
VicSuper Growth
20% 66% 14% 0%
None Yes 10% Limited Contact fund
VicSuper Socially Conscious
12% 86% 2% 0%
Some Yes 10% Limited Contact fund
Virgin Super LifeStage Tracker Balanced
0% 35% 9% 56%
None No Not Disclosed None Contact fund
Vision Super Balanced Growth
3% 37% 7% 53%
Minimal No 64% None Contact fund
Vision Super Sustainable Balanced
0% 0% 0% 100%
Some No 64% None Contact fund
WA Super My WA Super
% 40% 9% 51%
None No Not Disclosed None Contact fund
WA Super Sustainable Future
100% % % %
Some N/A Not Disclosed None Contact fund

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