Board members or trustees
Christian Super’s trustee board is responsible for ensuring the Fund’s assets are managed in accordance with the Fund’s Ethical Investment Charter, and various social, environmental and ethical investment policy.
Christian Super’s Ethics Committee is responsible for considering and reviewing the Fund’s ethical investment objectives and ethical positions, including investigating specific ethical issues, with regard to Biblical principles and to advise the Fund and make recommendations to the Investment Committee; take an active interest in ethical considerations regarding the Fund’s policies and practices; and maintain and regularly review all relevant responsible investment policies
Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Investment Officer (CIO), Investment Committee
Christian Super’s CIO is responsible for overseeing, and in some cases approving, the following
- Negative screens
- Proxy voting
- Company engagement
- External manager appointment
Christian Super’s portfolio managers are responsible for ensuring ethical and ESG issues are integrated into external manager selection, appointment and monitoring. Where portfolio managers are directly managing assets, they are responsible for integrating ethical and ESG considerations into their investment decision making process, and ensuring the portfolio abides by the Fund’s negatives screens.
Christian Super’s investment analyst are responsible for supporting the portfolio managers in all aspects of manager selection, appointment and monitoring.
Dedicated responsible investment staff
Christian Super’s responsible investment staff are responsible for
- Company research
- Building negative screens
- Identifying company engagement opportunities
- Ensuring proxy votes are cast in accordance with the Fund’s proxy voting policies
- Identifying relevant ethical and ESG issues, to be shared with portfolio managers and investment analyst
- Engaging directly with external managers on ethical and ESG issues
External managers are responsible for implementing the negative screens that are specified by Christian Super, as well as through engaging with companies on Christian Super's behalf, and in proxy voting. External managers are also responsible for integrating ethical and ESG considerations into their investment decision making process.