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Investing our way to a brighter now & a better future

“We believe no one should have to choose between an ethical investment and a profitable one.”

— John Berry

John Berry and Paul Brownsey co-founded Pathfinder in 2009. After years of experience making and managing money, they turned their expertise towards making and managing good money.

By 2018 they had five different ethically invested managed fund options but wanted to bring this new way of investing to a wider audience. Enter Alvarium, a 100% New Zealand owned wealth management boutique based in Auckland (with strong global connections).

Inspired by a future where investing was ethical, they acquired Pathfinder to support its new product launch: the Pathfinder KiwiSaver Plan (originally called CareSaver – the name has changed but the focus on care endures).

Powered by Alvarium, Pathfinder continues to balance the rational need to make money with the emotional desire to do good. Join Pathfinder on its mission of generating individual wealth and collective well-being.

Our Vision

For our investing to fund a lasting transformation to a better world.
A world where people are free to make their own choices so long as they don’t prevent others from doing the same. A world that values respect and equality, where there is prosperity, fair distribution of resources and the chance for all to thrive. A world free of animal cruelty. A world where the fine balance of all ecological systems is respected.

Contact us to request a workplace, conference or event talk from our team (free of charge & sometimes with snacks).

The Principles that guide our investing

Think holistically
Consider the broad impact of our decisions, insist on the rights of humanity and nature to co-exist in a healthy, supportive, diverse and regenerative way.
Lead bravely
Challenge and rethink the present whilst also imagining a better future.
Be change makers
Favour momentum over inertia and optimism over despair.
Be good ancestors
Work to leave things better than we found them.

We're a Certified B Corp

In fact, we're the first fund manager in New Zealand to achieve B Corp™ certification. Our B Corp certification sits alongside the A+ rating awarded to Pathfinder by the United Nations Principles of Responsible Investing (UNPRI) for governance and strategy. You can learn more here about the UNPRI and why these are important below.

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