New ranking

Pension schemes are known to routinely overcharge their members.

To combat this, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) brought in new governance bodies in 2015 to get savers a good deal.

We investigated how well these independent governance committees (IGCs) reported on their work protecting the financial interests of 12 million British savers.

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– serving savers and communities, and protecting our environment for the long term.

We build a movement of people who want the investment system to be a force for good.

We unlock the potential of investments to have a positive impact on savers, communities and the environment.

We reform the rules of the system to make sure it serves these interests over the long term.

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What is responsible investment?

Responsible investment is an investment strategy which seeks to generate both financial and sustainable value. It consists of a strategy that takes environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues into account when undertaking analysis and making financial decisions. A responsible approach to investment recognises that long-term prosperity requires a move away from short-term profit as the only definition of value.

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Catch up on everything happening in the movement for responsible investment

BP’s 2018 Energy Outlook: Justifying Its Own Business Model?

By Jeanne Martin, Senior Campaigns Officer, ShareAction BP released its 2018 Energy Outlook on Tuesday. While its estimates vary year-on-year, BP’s core message is always the same: oil and gas demand will still be needed in 40 years’ time; global energy demand will continue to grow; electric vehicles (EVs) will not curb oil demand; and

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All Aboard the Oil Price Rollercoaster: What If It Was Different This Time?

By Jeanne Martin, Senior Campaigns Officer, ShareAction The oil price crash in 2014 has put oil companies under significant levels of stress. But they may feel there’s a light at the end of the barrel. Oil prices have recently started to rise, costs within the industry have been falling, and with it, oil companies’ optimism

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Investors Are Not off the Hook for Carillion Collapse and Persimmon Payouts

By Toby Belsom, Head of Research, ShareAction Persimmon and Carillion have both gained infamy over the last six months for different – but ultimately related – reasons. Persimmon has awarded its CEO and 140 senior executives one of the most generous corporate payouts in UK plc history and Carillion has collapsed after it buckled under

Testimonials

  • ShareAction gets tangible results thanks to inspirational leadership and a talented, passionate team. They are making a real difference and there’s not many that can say that nowadays.

    Daniel Godfrey, Independent Director and consultant
  • [The RE100 campaign] is a magnificent campaign. ShareAction has a track record of making big change happen by working with shareholders to persuade the world’s largest companies to behave differently.

    Ben Goldsmith, CEO, Menhaden Capital
  • Thank you for ShareAction’s positive comments on the guidance for the DC Code. Much of your very helpful thinking around ESG and stewardship was agreed by the Regulator and subsequently included.

    David Farrar, Policy Adviser, DWP
  • There’s a real buzz in the room when you bring together a group of passionate people motivated by a shared urgency for change. That’s exactly what we had at the RI in Europe conference.

    Kevin Chuah, former fund manager
  • Year on year, ShareAction continues to contribute a crucial voice to the responsible investment debate. They help empower members […] and support them in holding their schemes to account.

    Paul Todd, NEST pension scheme
  • I feel that raising issues in this way allows the wider body of shareholders to hear issues that they may not have otherwise considered. It also ensures that the board have to respond to questions raised.

    Diana Boyles, AGM Activist

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