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Australian Ethical Investment

Australian Ethical Investment (Australian Ethical) is a publicly listed funds management company that offers superannuation, pensions and managed funds products in ethical only investments. Australian Ethical is one of the most respected, established and largest ethical funds in Australia.


The brief:

Over a number of years, Australian Ethical has required assistance with the preparation of their Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) sustainability reports. 

ZOOiD delivered:

  • Sustainability reports for 2014, 2015, 2017 and an upcoming 2018 report
  • Materiality assessment undertaken with the senior management team 
  • Customised senior management team briefing on sustainability reporting 
  • Customised Materiality Assessment Tool (MAT) and MAT outcomes report 
  • Strategic planning, data collection, copywriting and editing

Project Outcomes:

  • Australian Ethical’s Sustainability Report 2017 won a Gold award at the 2018 Australasian Reporting Awards 
  • Australian Ethical’s Sustainability Report 2015 won the 'Best RI Report by an Asset Manager' Award at the Responsible Investment (RI) Reporting Awards 2016 in London as part of the RI Europe Conference in 2016. 
  • A robust method for determining issues material to Australian Ethical

More Information

Read Australian Ethical’s Sustainability Reports
Visit Australian Ethical Investment
“ZOOiD’s expertise is grounded in a deep understanding of the GRI requirements, a wealth of practical experience and a creative approach to synthesising and presenting information.”
Tom May, General Counsel & Company Secretary
Australian Ethical Investment Ltd