Engagement, Research, and Policy Resources

FOR SAVERS

We provide resources and training to help pension savers better understand the investment system and their role within it, as well as the tools to reprogramme the status quo.

FOR INVESTORS

We rank pension providers and asset managers on responsible investment. Our briefings and reports investigate how they can in turn tackle key problems through capital markets.

FOR POLICY-MAKERS

We offer practical recommendations and guidance to policy-makers and regulators to promote a financial system that works in savers’ best interests in the UK and Europe.

Resources for savers

We provide resources and training to help individual pension savers better understand the investment system and their role within it, as well as the tools to reprogramme the status quo of the corporate world and investment system.

Our feature resource for savers

Mission: Pension Power

This guide will help you use the power of your pension to create change through the investment system on the issues that matter to you, from climate change to fair pay.

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Our latest resources for savers

Pensions for the Next Generation: Communicating What Matters

17 March 2018

This report explores the attitudes of young savers towards their pensions and proposes easy, low-cost solutions that will help switch millennials on to the power of their savings.

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Local Government Pension Funds – Divest From Carbon Campaign: A UNISON Guide

10 January 2018

This is a guide to help UNISON members understand the risk climate change poses to their savings and what actions they can take to protect their pensions.

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Our latest videos

Resources for investors

Our annual surveys rank big pension providers or asset managers on responsible investment. Our briefings and reports investigate how industry professionals can tackle key environmental, social, and governance problems through capital markets.

Our latest surveys & rankings

Point of No Returns Part III – Climate Change

11 June 2020

This report looks at 75 of the world’s largest asset managers and their performance on responsible investment, with a specific focus being on climate change. It is the second of four reports in our ‘Points of No Returns‘ series.

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Point of No Returns Part IV – Biodiversity

11 June 2020

This report looks at 75 of the world’s largest asset managers and their performance on responsible investment, with a specific focus being on biodiversity. It is the second of four reports in our ‘Points of No Returns‘ series.

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Point of No Returns Part II – Human Rights

14 May 2020

This report looks at 75 of the world’s largest asset managers and their performance on responsible investment, with a specific focus being on human rights. It is the second of four reports in our ‘Points of No Returns‘ series.

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Our latest investor briefings & reports

Why investors should vote for climate at the 2020 ExxonMobil AGM

12 May 2020

ShareAction recommends that investors take a strong voting stance on director re-election at the 2020 ExxonMobil AGM, and encourages investors to also support items 4 and 9 on the ballot.

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Why investors should back the 2020 climate resolution at Total

12 May 2020

This briefing makes the case for the climate change resolution filed by 11 institutional investors at oil major Total S.A.

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What’s in a definition?

28 April 2020

This briefing for the Charities Responsible Investment Network (CRIN)  and Responsible Investment Network – Universities (RINU) aims to explore the language of investment, value and impact.

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Resources for policy-makers

We provide practical recommendations and guidance to policy-makers and regulators to promote responsible investment and a pension system that works in savers’ best interests in the UK and Europe.

Our latest policy briefings & resources

Raising the bar on corporate disclosure with an ambitious NFRD-Review

17 June 2020

ShareAction has responded to the public consultation on the review of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD).

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Virtual AGMs in the wake of Covid-19

26 March 2020

ShareAction has called on the UK Government to protect shareholder democracy during virtual annual general meetings (AGMs) in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. In a letter to Alok Sharma, the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, ShareAction asks BEIS to issue clear guidance to ensure the process for accessing, asking questions and voting at digital AGMs continues to be easy and accessible to all shareholders, to ensure that AGMs maintain their usual standards of transparency. While these measures are eminently sensible precaution to take in these times,they should be a temporary solution.

 

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Pension Schemes Bill 2019-20: A ShareAction briefing

16 March 2020

ShareAction outlines the key changes we wish to see to the Pension Schemes Bill 2019-20.

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Our latest consultation submissions

Raising the bar on corporate disclosure with an ambitious NFRD-Review

17 June 2020

ShareAction has responded to the public consultation on the review of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD).

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Response to LGPS consultation on responsible investment guidance

10 January 2020

ShareAction responds to a consultation on the Local Government Pension Scheme’s guidance on responsible investment.

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Response to the Law Commission’s consultation on intermediated securities

29 November 2019

ShareAction responds to the Law Commission’s review into the system of intermediated securities and obstacles to responsible investment along the investment chain.

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