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Aware Super shakes up SRI option
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 OCT 2020
Aware Super has tightened the screens on its socially responsible investment (SRI) option as the $97 billion fund beefs up its ESG credentials, reshuffling investment mandates in the process.
Super needs improvement: Report card
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 OCT 2020
Australia's pension system has fallen short of its world-class status, according to a global study, which rated the $3 trillion superannuation industry a 'B'.
Sunsuper cops rating downgrades
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 20 OCT 2020
All four of Sunsuper's superannuation investment options have had their ratings downgraded by Morningstar following its revised ratings framework.
Retail super fund scores best customer service nod
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 OCT 2020
A retail superannuation fund has taken the top spot in a comprehensive member satisfaction and experience survey, bumping off AustralianSuper from the top.
Industry fund hikes income protection premiums
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 16 OCT 2020
Ahead of its proposed merger with Cbus, Media Super has announced an increase in insurance premiums for default and non-default income protection.
ISA calls for super tax reform
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
Industry Super Australia (ISA) has called for the stage two tax cuts to be matched by a change to the Low-Income Superannuation Tax Offset (LISTO) to help boost the retirement savings of women.
Stapling equals accountability: Hume
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
Senator Jane Hume said the newly-proposed stapling initiatives will force superannuation funds to take better accountability and create a new level of engagement with members.
Northern Trust scores $20bn mandate
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
Northern Trust has been awarded a $19.8 billion pension fund mandate by a leading retailer, replacing a longstanding partnership with State Street.
Hostplus freezes premiums
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 OCT 2020
As life insurance premiums continue to soar, industry fund Hostplus has managed to negotiate a premium freeze for members.
Release the Retirement Income Review: Labor
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 13 OCT 2020
Labor MP Stephen Jones has joined ASFA and the Business Council of Australia in demanding the government release the long-awaited Retirement Income Review ahead of more changes to super.
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