Women in Super

Investment Strategy

More women and independents on boards

Diversity on superannuation boards has increased steadily in the past year, with nine out of 13 publicly announced appointments going to women. Seven of these appointments have gone to independents, four have gone to people with funds management backgrounds and two have gone to lawyers. The announcements only represent funds that have sought to publicise […]
Investment Strategy

Mavis Robertson remembered

Two of Mavis Robertson’s closest colleagues have paid tribute to her role in the creation of superannuation as we know it and her inspiration to those within the industry. Together with Garry Weaven, chair of IFM Investors and ME Bank, she was one of the instigators for a compulsory superannuation system for all Australians. Weaven […]
Unintentional

Profile of Anne-Marie Corboy: Leaving on a high

Since inception, HESTA has returned more than 1 per cent above its benchmark: 8.86 per cent versus 7.1 per cent and Anne-Marie Corboy cites such strong long-term returns to members as one of her greatest achievements. She’s also proud of a somewhat unique default insurance that the fund was able to maintain throughout the MySuper […]
Policy and Regulation

Campaign to save LISC gathers momentum

Pressure on the coalition government to reverse its decision to scrap the low income superannuation contribution (LISC) is growing from two campaigns to preserve the annual award to those earning under $37,000 a year. Women in Super through its website www.keepsuperfair.com.au has helped 13,000 people send messages of protest to their senators. This campaign estimates […]
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