Voting opens for the 24 finalists in this year’s Australian Ethical Community Grants program

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Australian Ethical members and public urged to vote online Australian Ethical has opened the online voting in this year’s Community Grants program with 24 charities shortlisted as finalists from 432 applications. This year saw a marked increase in applications – up from 380 in 2019 – together with a significant uptick in queries and social

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Australian Ethical opens its Community Grants program, urges grassroots organisations and charities to apply

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Australian Ethical (ASX: AEF) has opened its Community Grants program for 2020 to help keep charities alive and fulfilling their missions at a time when COVID-19 presents a real threat to their existence. The grants program is a defining feature of Australian Ethical’s role as a leading purpose-driven organisation. Grants are allocated from the Australian

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Australian Ethical pledges Amazon protection as world strikes to demand climate action

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Australian Ethical (ASX: AEF) has pledged to protect five acres of the Peruvian Amazon rainforest for new and referring members, as businesses and school children around the world strike to raise awareness of the global climate emergency. The ethical wealth manager is responding to growing concerns from members and the community about the impacts of

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Australian Ethical announces recipients of its largest ever community grants program

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Australian Ethical (ASX: AEF) is proud to announce the recipients of its largest ever Community Grants program. This year, Australian Ethical is donating $360,000 to 20 grassroots organisations that are making a difference to the planet, people or animals in Australia and overseas. Selected from over 380 applications, each of the 20 winning organisations will

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Australian Ethical announces record profit of $6.5m, up 29%

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Financial highlights Net profit after tax attributable to shareholders of $6.5m (up 29%) Consolidated statutory net profit after tax of $6.6m Revenues of $41.0m (up 14%) Performance fee on Emerging Companies Fund $0.8m following strong investment outperformance Operating expenses of $31.8m (up 11.3%) Final ordinary dividend of 3 cents per share, fully franked; total dividend

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Australian Ethical opens Community Grants program; more than $3 million awarded since program began

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Australian Ethical has opened its Community Grants program for 2019 and is inviting grassroots organisations that are making positive humanitarian, environmental and animal welfare impacts to apply. Australian Ethical’s grants program is a defining feature of the company’s role as one of Australia’s leading purpose-driven organisations. To date, it has delivered more than $3 million

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Adviser education key to meet ethical investment demand

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Limited transparency and disclosure from the $2.6 trillion[1] super industry is impacting advisers’ ability to provide advice on ethical and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations, according to leading ethical wealth manager Australian Ethical Investment. Leah Willis, Head of Client Relationships at Australian Ethical, said that while nine in 10 Australians expect their superannuation or

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Australian Ethical appoints new Chief Operating Officer

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Australian Ethical Investment (ASX: AEF) has announced the appointment of Kim Heng as Chief Operating Officer. Kim will be responsible for managing all product and operational activities together with implementing an overall organisational strategy focusing on customer and technology as Australian Ethical Investment continues to realise its ambitious growth targets. Phil Vernon, Managing Director at

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Purpose-driven culture attracts top talent

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Leading ethical investment manager Australian Ethical Investment, which manages more than $2.6 billion in funds in accordance with its Ethical Charter, has announced a number of appointments to help build out its investment, ethics, and marketing teams The appointments are in response to Australian Ethical’s ongoing growth in funds under management (FUM) and memberships as

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Australian Ethical reports strong growth for half year

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Financial and operating highlights (all comparisons to half year ended 31 December 2016) Net profit after tax attributable to shareholders $2.157m [1] (2016: $0.564m up 282%) Consolidated statutory net profit after tax of $2.318m (up 307%) Underlying profit after tax (UPAT) of $2.157m (down 5%) Revenues of $17.4 m (up 31%)  Operating expenses of

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