Is the Future Fund falling behind the divestment curve?

While environmental campaigners call for divestment on moral grounds, financial experts increasingly agree that fossil fuels carry growing risks. Yet the Future Fund chair dismisses the latter concern.

When questioned in Parliament on Thursday about why the Future Fund has not divested from fossil fuels, Chairman Peter Costello was quick to respond that the fund’s only mandate is to deliver investment returns.

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