Australian Ethical Investment Limited

Certified B Corporation

New South Wales, Australia

Certified Since

February 2014


Investment advising


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In


Australian Ethical Investment is Australia’s original ethical investor, offering superannuation, exchange traded funds (ETFs) and managed funds. Their promise is that they will only invest in a way that creates financial security for you and positive change for society and the environment. They invest in line with their Ethical Charter which determines what they seek out and what they avoid. Their investments are aligned to global trends and growth industries like the rising threat of climate change. They invest in renewables and energy efficiency, healthcare and medical breakthroughs, increasing global connectivity such as innovative technology, and sustainability solutions. They avoid investments that harm people, animals, and the environment. Check them out at

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Australian Ethical Investment Limited earned an overall score of 156.4. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
156.4 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 19.7

Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.

Mission & Engagement1.9
Ethics & Transparency7.7
+ Mission Locked10

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Workers 34.8

Workers evaluates a company’s contributions to its employees’ financial security, health & safety, wellness, career development, and engagement & satisfaction. In addition, this section recognizes business models designed to benefit workers, such as companies that are at least 40% owned by non-executive employees and those that have workforce development programs to support individuals with barriers to employment.

Financial Security7.2
Health, Wellness, & Safety9.3
Career Development4.8
Engagement & Satisfaction7.8

Community 39.2

Community evaluates a company’s engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity & inclusion, economic impact, civic engagement, charitable giving, and supply chain management. In addition, this section recognizes business models that are designed to address specific community-oriented problems, such as poverty alleviation through fair trade sourcing or distribution via microenterprises, producer cooperative models, locally focused economic development, and formal charitable giving commitments.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion8.0
Economic Impact1.8
Civic Engagement & Giving9.1
Supply Chain Management1.0
+ Designed to Give16.6

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Environment 6.0

Environment evaluates a company’s overall environmental management practices as well as its impact on the air, climate, water, land, and biodiversity. This includes the direct impact of a company’s operations and, when applicable its supply chain and distribution channels. This section also recognizes companies with environmentally innovative production processes and those that sell products or services that have a positive environmental impact. Some examples might include products and services that create renewable energy, reduce consumption or waste, conserve land or wildlife, provide less toxic alternatives to the market, or educate people about environmental problems.

Environmental Management0.7
Air & Climate3.0
Land & Life2.2

Customers 56.6

Customers evaluates a company’s stewardship of its customers through the quality of its products and services, ethical marketing, data privacy and security, and feedback channels. In addition, this section recognizes products or services that are designed to address a particular social problem for or through its customers, such as health or educational products, arts & media products, serving underserved customers/clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

Customer Stewardship3.6
+ Portfolio Reporting6
+ Targeted for Investment21
+ Leadership & Outreach6
+ Investment Criteria14.5
+ Portfolio Management5.5

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2019 Overall B Impact Score156.4
2016 Overall B Impact Score111.7
2014 Overall B Impact Score130.6

Best for the World

Every year, B Lab recognizes the B Corps that have achieved the highest verified scores in the five impact areas evaluated on the B Impact Assessment.

Best For The World: Governance2019
Best For The World: Governance2018
Best For The World: Governance2017
Best For The World: Customers2016
Best For The World: Overall2016
Best For The World: Workers2016
Best For The World: Overall2015
Best For The World: Workers2015

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