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Australian Ethical Sustainability Report for 2021

Welcome to the Australian Ethical Sustainability Report for 2021

Our purpose is investing for a better world. This means that as well as delivering great financial outcomes for our stakeholders, we must also understand our impacts on people, on animals and on the world around us.

Since 2002 we have used the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) reporting framework to help us track and report our impacts. In 2017 we began exploring how our investments align to the UN’s Sustainability Goals, each year diving deeper into our impact. In 2018 we released our first annual TCFD Report, next we added a Modern Slavery Statement for 2020 and now in 2021 we set an ambitious 2040 net zero target for our company and other private sector investments, bringing forward the 2050 target we set in 2015.

You’ll notice that our sustainability report aligns with our business strategy; that’s because sustainability is not an optional extra, but instead should live at the very heart of every business.

At Australian Ethical we know it’s possible to pursue both business objectives and sustainability objectives together. Profit with purpose is not only possible, it’s essential.

In this report we seek to show how our advocacy, investments, climate action, community support and people and culture initiatives are critical for both our future business success and our future more broadly.

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