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The complete guide to responsible investing

In the last few years have seen Australians become increasingly concerned about the ways their money is being invested by their banks, super funds and other investment funds. So what exactly makes an investment ‘responsible’, and what does it mean for your investments? 

Busting the myths about responsible investing

Here we investigate the six biggest myths around responsible investing.  

Responsible investing at CFS

At Colonial First State, we define responsible investment as a strategy and practice that incorporates a range of ESG and climate-related factors in the investment decision-making process.

Responsible investing glossary and jargon explained

Becoming a responsible investor isn't made easier by having to get your head around an endless stream of jargon, acronyms, and technical language. Our short sharp A-Z explainers will help you make sense of the science.  

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Avanteos Investments Limited ABN 20 096 259 979, AFSL 245531 (AIL) is the trustee of the Colonial First State FirstChoice Superannuation Trust ABN 26 458 298 557 and issuer of FirstChoice range of super and pension products. Colonial First State Investments Limited ABN 98 002 348 352, AFSL 232468 (CFSIL) is the responsible entity and issuer of products made available under FirstChoice Investments and FirstChoice Wholesale Investments.


Information on this webpage is provided by AIL and CFSIL. It may include general advice but does not consider your individual objectives, financial situation, needs or tax circumstances. You can find the target market determinations (TMD) for our financial products at which include a description of who a financial product might suit. You should read the relevant Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and Financial Services Guide (FSG) carefully, assess whether the information is appropriate for you, and consider talking to a financial adviser before making an investment decision. You can get the PDS and FSG at or by calling us on 13 13 36.