Local Government Super is proud of the recognition we receive from financial publications and independent research houses.
The awards further enhance our commitment to providing good value, excellent member services and long-term sustainable returns.
Local Government Super has been named Best Green Super Fund in Money magazine’s Best of the Best Awards a record six times since 2012.
Receiving this prestigious award numerous times has cemented LGS as an industry leader in responsible and sustainable investment.
Taking out the SuperRatings infinity Award six times since the award was established in 2008 has been great recognition of our long standing commitment to responsible and sustainable investment.
These awards recognised our strong management of climate change risks and how we closely engage with our members on sustainability issues.
LGS is certified carbon neutral through Climate Active, additionally LGS has achieved carbon neutral certification by the Australian Government for all NABERS rated buildings in its direct property portfolio.
Local Government Super’s direct property portfolio has received a 4-star rating from the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) confirming that it is one of the most sustainable property portfolios in Australia.
The GRESB rating is based on the environmental, social and governance performance of our direct property assets.
Local Government Super has always had a strong commitment to responsible and sustainable investment and was the first super fund in Australia to stop investing in tobacco in 2001.
Independent advisers, the Heron Partnership, have awarded our superannuation products their five-star quality rating every period since the rating was established in 2008.
In February 2016, we were certified as a responsible super fund by the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia (RIAA), the peak body representing responsible and ethical investors across Australia and New Zealand.
Leading financial services information company, SelectingSuper has confirmed Local Government Super’s triple-A rating. This rating means that Local Government Super is rated exceptionally well on organisational strength; investments; insurance; fees and ancillary services including member communications and engagement.
Australia’s leading ratings agency for Super Funds, SuperRatings confirmed our Gold Ranking recognising our competitive service, insurance benefits fees and strong fund governance.
LGS has been a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) since 2007. The PRI initiative is an international network of investors working together to incorporate sustainability issues into investment decision making and ownership practices. In 2020 LGS scored A or A+ across all reporting categories.