Engagement, Research, and Policy Resources
FOR SAVERSWe 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 INVESTORSWe 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-MAKERSWe 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.
Our latest resources for savers
Pensions for the Next Generation: Communicating What Matters17 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.
Local Government Pension Funds – Divest From Carbon Campaign: A UNISON Guide10 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.
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 II – Human Rights14 May 2020
Workforce Disclosure in 2019: trends and insights30 April 2020
This report sets out a summary of the findings from the 2019 Workforce Disclosure Initiative reporting cycle, including trends companies are reporting by sector and geography, average levels of survey completeness and insights by section.
Banking on a Low-Carbon Future II26 April 2020
This ranking examines 20 of the largest European banks, based on their responses to climate change. It builds on the first edition of our banking survey in December 2017 which looked at the 15 largest European banks.
Our latest investor briefings & reports
Why investors should vote for climate at the 2020 ExxonMobil AGM12 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.
Why investors should back the 2020 climate resolution at Total12 May 2020
This briefing makes the case for the climate change resolution filed by 11 institutional investors at oil major Total S.A.
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.
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
Virtual AGMs in the wake of Covid-1926 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.
Pension Schemes Bill 2019-20: A ShareAction briefing16 March 2020
ShareAction outlines the key changes we wish to see to the Pension Schemes Bill 2019-20.
General Election 2019: ShareAction Manifesto Asks4 November 2019
This briefing outlines ShareAction’s core asks ahead of the 2019 UK General Election.
Our latest consultation submissions
Response to LGPS consultation on responsible investment guidance10 January 2020
ShareAction responds to a consultation on the Local Government Pension Scheme’s guidance on responsible investment.
Response to the Law Commission’s consultation on intermediated securities29 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.
Response to DEFRA’s consultation on its National Food Strategy4 November 2019
ShareAction responds to DEFRA’s consultation on its National Food Strategy, highlighting the need to address childhood obesity and working conditions in agricultural supply chains.