To achieve competitive risk adjusted returns over the medium to long term while limiting harm and creating positive impact through the implementation of U Ethical’s ethical investment policy.
Outperform benchmark after fees over rolling 5-year periods while delivering a high conviction bias to socially responsible investments.
Benefits and risks
- Suggested minimum investment horizon - 7 to 10 years
- A high-conviction, ethically screened and actively managed portfolio of international shares
- Targeted portfolio alignment with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) ratings
- High-risk profile
Who can invest?
- Entities registered as a Tax Concession Charity
- Trustees (including superannuation trustees)
Estimated up to 0.90% p.a.1
0.25% / 0.25%
Half yearly (30 June, 31 December)
Anytime by BPAY or recurring direct debit
Each business day2
1 August 2019³
$34.39m (as at 30 June 2022)
MSCI World Ex Australia Net Total Return Index AUD (unhedged)
1 No fees for establishment, contributions, redemptions or exit. Management fees are 0.85% p.a. and recoverable expenses are 0.05% p.a.
2 Subject to conditions. Please read the Information Memorandum (IM). Valid redemption requests received before 1.00 p.m. on a business day will be processed within 2 business days at the price applicable on the day of receipt of the request, subject to the Trust's liquidity.
³ On 1 August 2019, the International Equities Portfolio was transferred from a sub-account of the U Ethical Growth Portfolio into a unit trust, the U Ethical International Equities Trust (Trust). The Trust retains the same investment manager and investment strategy, and charges management cost of 0.90% p.a.
|Bank New York Mellon||Bristol Myers Squibb||BT Group||Citrix Systems|
|Edwards Lifesciences||GlaxoSmithKline||Home Depot||Kimberly-Clark Corporation|
|Shionogi & Co||Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing||TJX||Unilever|
|Union Pacific Corporation||United Parcel Service||Vestas Wind Systems||VMware|
As at 30 June 2022.
|Fund||3 months %||6 months %||1 year %||3 year % p.a.||5 years % p.a.||10 years % p.a.||20 years % p.a.||Since inception % p.a.||Inception date||Fund size (million)|
|International Equities Trust||-3.41||-13.99||-6.82||6.62||11.46||N/A||N/A||13.22||1 August 2019**||34.39|
Past performance is not indicative of future performance. Based on exit price with distributions reinvested, and are net of all fees.
On 1 August 2019, the International Equities Portfolio was transferred from a sub-account of the U Ethical Growth Portfolio into a unit trust, the U Ethical International Equities Trust (Trust). The Trust retains the same investment manager and investment strategy, and charges management cost of 0.90% p.a.
*Benchmark demonstrates MSCI World Ex Australia Net TR (AUD).
|U Ethical International Equities Trust||0.9752||0.9704|
For the full break down of all individual income components please refer to your tax statement.
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