Expert Investor: Adam Verwey - COVID's Impact On Sustainability & Superannuation

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In this episode we have a chat with Adam Verwey - co-founder and director of Future Super. Adam started in the ethical investing space with 9 years at Australian Ethical Investment and was a candidate for the Greens in the 2013 federal election. He co-founded Future Super in 2014.

Adam is passionate about the future of Australia’s climate change policy and has a long history in ethical investment, with expertise in superannuation, ESG (environmental, social and governance) research and constructing ethical sharemarket indices. Since we last had him on the show, as lot has changed in both the ethical investing and superannuation spaces, so we decided to get him back for an update.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • If Adam thinks Tesla is an ethical company
  • Where Amazon sits on his ethical scale
  • How a kid from Broken Hill went on to start Australia's first fossil-free super fund
  • How COVID-19 has affected the Australian superannuation industry
  • How COVID-19 has affected the ethical investing universe

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