The CSRI is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit organization established to improve the adequacy and sustainability of retirement incomes in the community interest. It pursues its mission by acting as a catalyst for the development of evidence-based policy and consulting widely with stakeholder groups to reach common ground on policy positions.

The Committee pursues its objectives through a variety of approaches including:
• undertaking research  to develop evidence based policy positions;
• contributing to government policy and regulatory processes as they    relate to retirement incomes including preparation of submissions and engaging with policy makers;
• conducting conferences, seminars and roundtables to facilitate research and policy dialogue.

The work programme includes the following work streams: