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Nearly 90% of public pension savings exposed to global warming despite UN warning

23 October 2018

87% of assets managed by the world’s largest public pension funds yet to undergo formal climate risk assessment. Risks associated with fossil fuel dependent investments are the most commonly identified climate-related risk, however only 15% of pension funds analysed have …


Local Authority Pension Funds step up climate action in Green GB week

17 October 2018

Today, a group of local government pension funds have declared their commitment to ensuring their investment strategy meets the goals of the Paris Climate agreement. For Green GB Week, Merseyside, Islington, Lewisham and the Environment Agency pension funds with total …


CDP co-founder to become chair of ShareAction

8 October 2018

ShareAction today announces that Paul Dickinson has become its new chair. Paul Dickinson, founder and executive chair of CDP, a not-for-profit charity that runs a global disclosure system for investors to manage their environmental impacts, has served on ShareAction’s board …


Standard Chartered ceases financing of new coal plants globally

25 September 2018

Standard Chartered has today announced its intention to finance no new coal plants anywhere in the world, in a much-anticipated and ambitious move by the bank that has been welcomed by environmental campaigners. Sonia Hierzig, senior projects manager at ShareAction, …


UK Government unveils clearer rules for a 21st century pensions system

11 September 2018

In a major and highly anticipated breakthrough, which will be watched around the world, the UK government has today published changes to the regulations that govern how pension trustees consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in their investment decisions. …


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