destruction, war and conflict

An ethical responsibility: Why Crescent Wealth Super doesn’t and will never invest in the weapons industry

December 1, 2020

How would you feel if your retirement plan was inadvertently built off the back of an industry designed to kill? Despite research revealing that 80% of Australians would much rather have their superannuation invested through funds that make investment choices in light of “ethical principles”, the unfortunate reality is that an alarming proportion of Australians are effectively investing significant amounts…

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Global Real Estate, a path to alternative asset classes for Australian Investors.

Global Real Estate, a path to alternative asset classes for Australian Investors.

November 25, 2020

Australian listed real estate securities have been a major investment pathway for investors seeking stable dividend income and the prospect of moderate capital appreciation.  As global demographics shift and the world dives further into the information age, real estate in Australia has been relatively slow to present adequate exposure to asset classes that benefit from this transition.   Whilst Australia is deservedly…

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Craig Foster Nominated for Australian of the year

Craig Foster Crescent Foundation board member nominated for the 2021 Australian of the Year Awards

November 24, 2020

The National Australia Day Council has released its list of finalists for 2021 Australian of the Year Awards, with Craig Foster being recognised for his advocacy, support of young people, and philanthropic work in the Australian community and abroad. The national awards are given out on Australia Day every year, with nominees traveling to Canberra…

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Crescent Wealth Super nominated for the 2020 Australian Muslim Achievement Awards (AMAA)

November 24, 2020

The Australian Muslim Achievement Awards (AMAA), hosted annually by Mission of Hope, have named Sydney’s Crescent Wealth as one of its Business of the Year finalists for 2021. Every year, the AMAA nominate Muslim individuals, businesses, human rights advocates and a range of other nominees for their outstanding contributions to the Australian Muslim community and Australian society as a whole. Crescent Wealth is extremely proud and humbled to be recognised as a community organisation of the year, and win…

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David Wenham and Ahmed Malek in the furnace

The Furnace: a tale of the forgotten history of Aussie Muslim Cameleers starring David Wenham and Ahmed Malek

November 20, 2020

The Furnace – the Australian film produced by Timothy White starring David Wenham and Ahmed Malek. Making its mark on the Venice film festival in the year of covid. The must watch movie for any Aussie with an identity crisis (or not).  As an immigrant Muslim Australian with origins in South Asia, Middle East or anywhere else…

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COVID-19 Live Webinars: Insight and Analysis

Stock Highlight – Henry Schein Inc

October 30, 2020

Henry Schein Inc. was founded in 1932 as a healthcare supplies distributor. Today, they employ approximately 19,000 staff globally and serve more than 1 million customers. The company’s ultimate goal is to help office-based dental and medical practitioners provide better care to their patients. This is achieved through their huge selection of more than 120,000 branded and private-label products, in addition to more than 180,000 products available for special order. But beyond their success as a global business, Henry Schein…

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Crescent Super Conversations Meet Sheike Shabir Moosa

October 30, 2020

For more than two decades, Shaykh Shabir Moosa has been serving his community in a range of roles – but particularly in Islamic finances. He heads up the Centre for Islamic Economics Australia (ICMEA), is a Certified Islamic Finance and Banking Advisor and Auditor, and has lectured in various disciplines of Higher Islamic Studies at Jaam’iah al-Ulum al-islamiyyah. Given his vast knowledge and deep community roots, Shaykh Shabir was the…

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Former Socceroo Craig Foster appointed to the Crescent Foundation Board

October 30, 2020

Foundation announces 28th Leadership Scholarship for Refugees at University of Western Sydney Crescent Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to supporting refugee education, homelessness and Islamic cultural heritage, today announced the appointment of former socceroos captain Craig Foster to the board. The appointment coincides with a significant milestone for the Foundation with 28 scholarships now awarded for students with refugee backgrounds to study at…

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Budget - Your Future, Your Super

Australian Federal Budget Superannuation Update

October 30, 2020

One of the biggest announcements from the October 6 Federal Budget was the significant reforms of the country’s superannuation system. Titled Your Future, Your Super, the program will start from 1 July 2021 and will include a range of new policie.

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Meet our Members: Sheikh Alaa Elzokm

October 6, 2020

“I came to know about Crescent Wealth through existing members and switched my super over because I do not want my investments harming others. Sheikh Alaa Elzokm is a widely-respected leader in our community and the Imam at the Elsedeaq Islamic Society in Heidelberg Heights, Melbourne. Having studied at the highly esteemed Al-Azhar University in…

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