Christian Super is an industry superannuation fund with a $1billion investment portfolio. Christian Super has a responsible investment strategy and screen 100% of their investments. They have made impact investments in clean technology, renewable energy, microfinance, sustainable agriculture, community infrastructure and community finance.
The Social Impact Hub assisted Christian Super in developing a strategy to build the pipeline of social enterprises in Australia that would benefit from a $1-5 million investment to grow and increase their impact whilst delivering market rates of return to investors.
In assisting Christian Super with this task, the Social Impact Hub investigated the barriers within the market and mapped the existing market-building initiatives to identify gaps in the ecosystem. From these, seven core recommendations were put forward for the Christian Super Board to consider.