Saturna Capital wins three national awards for investor communications

The Investment Management Education Alliance honors Saturna with three 2021 STAR Awards

Kansas City, MO, December 9, 2021 – Saturna Capital, investment manager of the Amana, Saturna Sustainable, and Sextant Mutual Fund families, and the Idaho Tax-Exempt Fund, received three STAR Awards from the Investment Management Education Alliance (IMEA). Saturna won awards in the following categories:

  • Investor Integrated Campaign: Amana Funds Webinar Series
  • Retirement Ongoing Education: Imagine the Possibilities – 401(k) Vision Board and Enrollment Presentation
  • Retirement Wild Card: Imagine the Possibilities – 401(k) Vision Board and Enrollment Presentation

“It is a great honor to earn three STAR Awards this year,” said Jane Carten, president and director of Saturna Capital. “We congratulate our fellow award-winners who share our worthy goal to inform and educate investors in ways that are visually pleasing, understandable, and accessible.”

“We are particularly proud of our ‘Imagine the Possibilities’ project, which took several months to produce, and won recognition in two categories,” added Carten. “Our goal with these materials is to provide easy-to-understand and fun educational resources in an attractive and easily digestible format.” 

“Over the past 25 years, the STAR Awards have highlighted the strength of the industry amid challenge and change, and 2021 is no exception,” said George Riedel, IMEA Executive Committee Chair. “This year’s entries are among the strongest yet and each firm should be proud of their outstanding work.”

2021 IMEA STAR Awards Winner Badge

A private, employee-owned firm, Saturna Capital manages $6.5 billion and operates four wholly-owned subsidiaries, including Saturna Brokerage Services in Bellingham, Washington; Saturna Trust Company in Henderson, Nevada; Saturna Sdn. Bhd, an investment advisory and licensed fund management firm in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and Saturna Environmental Corporation in Bellingham, Washington which runs Camp Saturna. 

The IMEA is a national investment management industry trade organization dedicated to informing and educating the investing public about investing. To be eligible for an award, firms must enter their materials to be peer-reviewed and pay a per-entry fee of $350 to the IMEA. Complete results of the IMEA STAR Awards can be found on the STAR Awards website.

About Saturna Capital Corporation

“Active Investing to Reflect Your Values”

Saturna Capital Corporation, established in 1989 in Bellingham, Washington, USA, is a private, employee-owned, investment adviser with US$6.5 billion in assets under management, providing investment advisory services to mutual funds, institutions, businesses, individuals, and endowments. Saturna Capital is adviser to the Amana Mutual Funds Trust, the oldest and largest family of funds in the US that follow principles of Islamic finance. Saturna Capital is also adviser to the US-based Sextant Mutual Funds and Saturna Sustainable Funds.

For more information about Saturna Capital, visit

About Investment Management Education Alliance

For nearly 50 years, the IMEA (Investment Management Education Alliance) has focused on investor education and industry best practices, recognizing the diverse goals-based investment management solutions offered by its members and other investment companies. IMEA seeks to help educate investors and intermediaries – including financial advisors, wealth managers, and retirement specialists – with the goal of helping them successfully invest to achieve long-term financial goals.
For more information about the Investment Management Education Alliance, visit