If you have money in Superannuation, you may be investing in nuclear weapons.
Nuclear weapons are the most destructive and indiscriminate weapons on earth.
There are nearly 15 000 nuclear warheads stockpiled around the globe - most are many times more powerful than the atomic bombs dropped on Japan in 1945.
Today, a single nuclear warhead could kill millions of people, with the effects persisting for decades.
It's imperative these weapons are eliminated - but Super funds continue to enable their development and production with your money.
By cutting off investment, we can hasten the elimination of these terrible weapons.
Of Australia's 500 super funds, only two categorically screen out investments in nukes. We're calling for all funds to divest from all companies and activities associated with nuclear weapons.
It's time to Quit nukes.
Go to quitnukes.org for more information.
We reviewed sixteen Australian Industry Superannuation Funds.
None of them actively screen out nuclear weapons. If you have super with the following funds - you may be investing in the world's worst weapons.
- Australian Super
- MTAA Super
- Care Super
- LUCRF Super
- Ngs Super
- Media Super
- TWU Super
- ENERGY Super
- FIRST Super
- Maritime Super
- Legal Super
- REI Super
Want your Super Fund to Quit Nukes? Contact us to get started.
Kudos to the following Australian Super funds for their nuke-free portfolios:
- Australian Ethical Super
- Future Super
MAPW's Quit Nukes campaign is powered by a grant from the Jessie Street Trust.
Quit Nukes has officially launched during UN Disarmament Week. Head to quitnukes.org for the latest.
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