Super funds ‘sustainable’ options invest in fossil fuel expansion

MEDIA RELEASE: 21 July 2022 New analysis by Market Forces reveals several super funds are potentially misleading consumers and contravening the Australian corporate regulator’s ‘greenwashing’ advice. Eight of 11 major super fund investment options labelled ‘sustainable’ or ‘socially responsible’ are investing in companies expanding the fossil fuel sector. The analysis … Read More

Members divest millions from HESTA over fossil fuels

School Strikers do not endorse HESTA

17 June 2022 Today, more than one hundred health and community services workers across Australia shifted millions of dollars away from HESTA over the fund’s investments in companies expanding fossil fuels. In the single biggest climate divestment day targeting a superannuation fund in Australia’s history, more than 130 members of … Read More

Millions divested from HESTA health super fund over investment in fossil fuels

School Strikers do not endorse HESTA

17 June 2022 Health workers around Australia are divesting their funds from HESTA superannuation due to its investments in companies expanding fossil fuels.  In the biggest single climate divestment day targeting a superannuation fund in Australia’s history, more than 130 members of HESTA – the health and community services superannuation … Read More

14.5% of shareholders tell Woodside to start winding down production

19 May 2022 Responding to the shareholder vote on the Market Forces-coordinated shareholder resolution at Woodside’s AGM in Perth today, Market Forces Asset Management Campaigner Will van de Pol said: “Today 49% of Woodside’s shareholders rejected the company’s utterly inadequate approach to climate change, the largest vote against any Say … Read More

Woodside’s climate ‘plan’ full of hot air

Gas flaring at Woodside's Pluto LNG facility. Image credit CCWA

17 February 2022 Reacting to Woodside’s Climate Report released today, Market Forces Asset Management Campaigner Will van de Pol said, “Woodside’s three point ‘plan’ to address its gargantuan scope 3 emissions profile amounts to nothing more than more hot air.” “Investors must see through the greenwash and demand the company … Read More