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For all media enquiries please contact Beau O’Sullivan, Communications Manager:

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Investors sharpen their focus on the real Living Wage in the UK

10 December 2018

Leading UK companies are today facing renewed calls from a group of large institutional investors over low wages. In an effort coordinated by ShareAction, 15 investors with assets totalling over £180 billion including NEST, Strathclyde Pension Fund and Candriam Investors …


Shell ties executive pay to carbon reduction targets

4 December 2018

Royal Dutch Shell gave in to growing investor pressure over climate change on Monday, setting out plans to introduce industry-leading carbon emissions targets linked to executive pay. In response, Jeanne Martin, senior campaigns officer at ShareAction, said: “As the world …


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 …


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