While winning awards isn’t everything, it’s great to see that doing the right thing has paid off.
we're always active, that's why we're number 1
We’ve been recognised for outstanding products and services, as well as set the benchmark for responsible investment strategies.
Chant West 5 Apple Rating
Active Super has received a top-rating of 5 Apples for our Active Super Account-Based Pension product from Chant West, a leading superannuation research firm. The rating reflects the product's merits from a member’s perspective and considers fees, investments and customer service.
Heron five-star quality rating
Independent advisers, the Heron Partnership, have awarded our superannuation products their five-star quality rating every period since the rating was established in 2006.
Money magazine’s Best of the Best Awards
We have been named Best Green Super Fund in Money magazine’s Best of the Best Awards a record six times since 2012.
Receiving this prestigious award numerous times has cemented us as an industry leader in responsible and sustainable investment.
SuperRatings Infinity Award
We are proud to have won the SuperRatings Infinity Award for a record seventh time. The Infinity is a prestigious award for the super fund most committed to environmental and ethical responsibilities.
SuperRatings Gold ranking
We’ve received our 13th consecutive Gold Rating from SuperRatings for being a "good value for money" super fund, recognising our competitive service, insurance benefits fees and strong fund governance.
Rainmaker AAA rating
Our Accumulation Scheme and Account-Based Pension Plan have been awarded AAA ratings every year since 2006. Members in a AAA-rated fund can be confident their fund will deliver on its promises.
6 Star Green Star performance rating
Our direct property portfolio has been recognised for its sustainable building practices by achieving a '6 Star Green Star - Performance' rating from the Green Building Council of Australia. We were the first superannuation fund with a diversified property portfolio to achieve this world leadership rating in 2021.
The WELL Health-Safety Rating further enhances Active Super ESG credentials and comes after the property portfolio recently secured a number 1 ranking in the NABERS Sustainable Portfolios Index 2022 with the best-performing shopping centre portfolio in NABERS’ Energy and Water categories. Active Super is one of two office portfolios that is 100% rated with energy, water, waste and indoor environment ratings. We also have two of the three portfolios in Australia certified 100% carbon neutral by assets rated. We were the first NABERS-rated property portfolio to achieve carbon neutral certification in accordance with the Climate Active Carbon Neutral Standard for Buildings in 2019.
Carbon neutral certification
We are certified carbon neutral by Climate Active and are one of only six Australian super funds to actively hold this certification.
Leaders in responsible investment
Active Super is one of a select group of Australian super funds to have all products certified by the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA), the peak body representing responsible and ethical investors across Australia and New Zealand. We were also named as a leader in responsible investment in RIAA’s Benchmark Report 2021.
Tobacco Free Portfolios supporter
We have always had a strong commitment to responsible and sustainable investment and were the first super fund in Australia to stop investing in tobacco in 2001.
Property portfolio 4-star GRESB rating
Our direct property portfolio has received a 4-star rating from GRESB. GRESB is the global ESG benchmark for real estate assets. Investors use the ESG data and GRESB’s analytical tools to monitor their investments, engage with their managers, and make decisions that lead to a more sustainable and resilient real asset industry.
UNPRI Assessment Results
We have been a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) since 2007. The PRI initiative is an international network of investors working together to incorporate sustainability issues into investment decision making and ownership practices. In 2020 we scored A or A+ across all reporting categories. H