Two weeks ago ShareAction staff, supporters, and others in our movement got together to celebrate another great year of using the investment system as a force for good at our annual summer party. You can check out the photos from the party here.
30 July 2018
Beau O'SullivanMeet the People Mobilising the System Inside and Out
Banks are powerful actors in the investment system. Through the loans they make and the businesses they choose to support, banks shape the future structure of our society. In this way, banks have the potential to accelerate the low-carbon transition by increasing their lending to renewable energy companies and also by phasing out their support to highly-polluting industries, such as coal power generation. The problem is, across many global banks, this progress is not happening fast enough.
27 July 2018
Beau O'SullivanThe Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Side of the Bank AGMs
Globally, the transport sector is the fastest-growing contributor to climate change, accounting for 23% of global energy-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. We’re working to get investors and companies on the case.
4 July 2018
Beau O'SullivanRide Or Die – Championing Electric Vehicles in 2018
Historically a pension was something you got if you worked for a big corporate or for government. Think job for life vibes. With these old fashioned pension schemes all the risk sat with the employer. It couldn’t be more different now – 9 million more people have got a pension through the government’s auto-enrolment initiative and as most of these aren’t guaranteed final salary schemes the risk is all with us!
2 July 2018
Beau O'SullivanThe Government Has Stepped up to the Plate for Sustainable Pensions – Get Involved