AMP Capital Ethical Leaders Global Shares Fund

Responsible Investment Leader 2021

AMP Capital is proud to be included as a Responsible Investment Leader as part of RIAA's annual Responsible Investment Benchmark Report Aotearoa New Zealand 2021. 

How the Fund works

The Ethical Leaders Global Shares Fund recognises that environmental, social and ethical considerations, labour standards and corporate governance factors can positively impact long term business success. Taking these factors into account when investing, the fund targets competitive investment performance with clear social and environmental outcomes.

The fund currently invests in the Ethical Leaders International Shares Fund, a fund managed by AMP Capital in Australia.

  • Supporting the good
    Supporting the good

    Our ethical fund invests your money in companies that are making a positive contribution in areas such as human rights, animal welfare, gender diversity,
    environment, climate change and governance.

  • Avoiding the bad
    Avoiding the bad

    Our ethical fund actively avoids investing your money in industries that negatively impact our world such as fossil fuels, tobacco, nuclear power, armaments, gambling, alcohol and pornography

  • Investing within a sustainable and responsible framework

    The fund employs a robust investment process that combines a sustainability focus with stringent financial analysis. The overall objective is to generate competitive returns for you within a sustainable and responsible framework.

  • Access to specialist investment managers

    The fund is actively managed using a multi-manager approach that blends manager styles across a range of markets. This gives you access to investment with a responsible investment focus across a wide range of asset classes within Australia and overseas.

  • Currency risk is managed through hedging

    Movements in the foreign exchange rate have an impact on offshore investments. To help manage this risk the fund is partially hedged to the New Zealand dollar

The AMP Capital Ethical Leaders Global Shares Fund has been certified by the Responsible Investment Association Australasia according to the strict operational and disclosure practices required under the Responsible Investment Certification Program. See for details.1

AMP Capital Ethical Leaders

Engagement Report & Charter

Read our latest Engagement Report to learn about the work the Ethical Leaders Funds have been doing on your behalf to help make the world a better place. The report delves into some of the big issues AMP Capital has been focusing on recently and provides a snapshot of the engagement work carried out during the year.


The Charter sets out our ethical approach to investing and the Ethical Leaders Funds’ purpose and beliefs. Learn more about the principles that guide our ethical investment choices and our commitment to supporting positive change in the world.

Product code AIF R
Type of fund Managed fund. This fund is a Portfolio Investment Entity (PIE).
Investment objective To outperform the MSCI All Country World Index with net dividends reinvested (69% gross hedged to the New Zealand dollar) on a rolling five year basis.
Investment approach The fund's exposure to global shares is through investment in the Ethical Leaders International Share Fund which is managed using multiple managers that combine investment approaches across a range of markets. The Ethical Leaders International Share Fund takes a responsible investment approach which integrates Environmental, Social and Governance factors while avoiding companies or industries with recognised high negative social impact. This fund has been certified by the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia (RIAA*). The fund targets a position of being 69% gross hedged to the New Zealand dollar. The hedges are based on the currency components of the underlying index.
NZ fund net value $43.1 MIL
Fund inception date 06 Nov 2007
Minimum suggested timeframe 5 years
Benchmark MSCI All Country Index - 69% Hedged NZD
Risk level (1-7) 5. Medium to High
Platform access Aegis, FNZ and InvestNow

1The Responsible Investment Certification Program does not constitute financial product advice. Neither the Certification Symbol nor RIAA recommends to any person that any financial product is a suitable investment or that returns are guaranteed. Appropriate professional advice should be sought prior to making an investment decision. RIAA does not hold an Australian Financial Services Licence.

*RIAA is the industry body representing responsible and ethical investors across Australia and New Zealand. For more information on RIAAand what certification means, please see the offer register at in the document titled ‘Other materialinformation’, located under the ‘Documents’ tab on the managed fund offer register for the AMP Capital Investment Funds.


Unit Prices

As at 25 Jan 2022


As at 31 Dec 2021
1 Month 5.14%
3 Month 6.57%
1 Year 24.93%
3 Year 18.66%
5 Year 14.02%
Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

Important note: The unit prices displayed in this section are indicative only

Unit prices are provided for your information only and are not guaranteed. They are based on historical data and you should not rely on the above information as the basis for making any investment, financial or other decision as past unit prices are not a reliable indicator of future unit prices. During the time it takes to process an application or redemption application, the unit price may vary and the actual unit prices applying to applications and redemptions may differ from those displayed in this section. For more information on how AMP Capital can help you, please speak to your Financial Adviser or call us on 0800 400 499.

Important notes: Past Performance

Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

Our fund performance figures are shown before tax, before fees and assume that income is reinvested. Neither AMP Capital Investors (New Zealand) Limited nor any other company in the AMP Group guarantees the repayment of capital or the performance of any product or any particular rate of return. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this information, however, AMP Capital (New Zealand) Limited nor any other company in the AMP Group gives any warranty of reliability, or accuracy, nor accepts any responsibility arising in any way from errors or omissions.


Product Disclosure Statements (PDSs) for the offer of the AMP Capital Investment Funds have been lodged with the Registrar of Financial Service Providers. The Global Shares Funds PDS can be obtained from our website and from the Disclose website Nothing on this page is financial advice for the purposes of the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 and any associated regulations. You can seek advice from a financial advisor to help you make an investment decision. The Manager and the Issuer of the Fund is AMP Investment Management (NZ) Limited, Meridian Building, Level 1, 55 Lady Elizabeth Lane, Queens Wharf, Wellington.

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