NGS Super's Active ownership and engagement policy outlines our position and approach to active ownership. This includes proxy voting, company engagement and advocacy activities, and shows our commitment to ESG and responsible investing principles.
In the interest of good governance and our commitment to our Active ownership and engagement policy, NGS publishes real time interactive proxy voting history. This includes:
- the name of the company
- the meeting date
- the country where the vote took place
- the nature of the resolutions and
- how the Fund voted.
Committing to a better and more sustainable tomorrow
NGS takes a continuous improvement approach in responsible investment. We are now evaluating our investment portfolio's impact on and contribution to the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The United Nations developed the 17 SDGS to promote a better, more sustainable future for all people. Read on to find out how NGS Super is addressing them.
Policies and principles
We invest over $11.7 billion on behalf of our members and we take our capital stewardship seriously. We believe that investing to provide good financial returns to members, as well as positive social impacts, is a win-win.
Our actions in response to modern slavery
In the 21st century, we are still dealing with slavery, but in a different, modern and concerning form.Read more
Rio Tinto: Active ownership & engagement
NGS Super holds an investment in Rio Tinto. We were very concerned when we heard that its mining activities destroyed the rock shelters in Juukan Gorge.Read more
What’s the difference between ethical investing and sustainable investing?
Many investment managers now follow responsible investment principles that only ethical investment managers used to consider.Read more
1 This policy was created July 2019. The first report against objectives will be for the year ended June 2020.
2 Contractual or legal obligations surround the objective, or presents significant short to medium-term risks to the portfolio.
3 Areas the Fund believes, if not proactively addressed, could affect long-term value creation and compromise its commitment to responsible investment.
4 Issues that are values-based and important to the Trustee and Fund members.