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Response: Church of England sets divestment timeline

9 July 2018

The Church of England’s parliament, the General Synod, yesterday voted to continue its robust engagement strategy with the oil and gas sector, agreeing to pull investments from climate laggards by 2023. Reacting to the news, Catherine Howarth, ShareAction’s chief executive, …


100 investors ratchet up pressure on companies to come clean on workforce risks

5 July 2018

A coalition of more than 100 institutional investors managing over $12 trillion of assets is putting its muscle behind a demand that companies disclose more information on how they manage their global workforce. The investor group features institutions in 11 …


ShareAction statement: DWP consultation on clarifying and strengthening trustees’ investment duties

18 June 2018

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has published a consultation proposing changes to the regulations that govern how pension trustees consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors (such as climate change) in their investment decisions, together with pension savers’ …


Leading asset owners reveal how best practice on tackling climate-related investment risks is achievable for all peers

13 June 2018

22 global asset owners worth over $1.8 trillion share their real-world strategies for successfully managing the risks and opportunities of climate change in a new best practice guide launched today. The guide is designed to provide asset owners with a …


Two thirds of the largest auto-enrolment providers lack policy to avoid controversial weapons

8 June 2018

Six out of nine auto-enrolment pension providers fail to take stand on weapons investment. Seven providers are lax on tax avoidance, despite societal concerns NEST ‘breaks away from the pack’ in responsible investment race. All providers bar one present a …


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