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
Will Employees Benefit?12 February 2019
We evaluate the climate-risk management of 25 FTSE pension schemes and offer recommendations for improvement.
Pensions in a Changing Climate17 December 2018
This report rates the world’s 100 largest public pensions funds on their approach to climate-related risks and opportunities in line with the TCFD recommendations.
The Engagement Deficit: Ranking Auto-enrolment Pension Providers on Responsible Investment and Member Engagement & Communications9 June 2018
This report ranks the 10 largest UK auto-enrolment pension providers on responsible investment as well as member communications & engagement.
Our latest investor briefings & reports
WDI 2018 Findings: Improving the Quality of Work27 March 2019
90 global companies, including 21 of the world’s 100 largest firms, have responded to investor calls for more consistent and comparable workforce data – a request aimed at improving the quality of jobs worldwide and helping to tackle inequality and poverty.
UK Guide to Shareholder Resolutions15 February 2019
This resource provides guidance on the legal and technical requirements of filing a shareholder resolution in the UK, and on overcoming the associated challenges.
The Biomass Blind Spot7 February 2019
This paper highlights the biomass power sector’s impact on climate change and its associated financial and reputational risks.
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
Open letter to MEPs on Taxonomy regulation27 March 2019
NGOs signed an open letter urging MEPs to vote for strong social and environmental protections in investments.
Accelerating Progress & Reaching Scale: Proposals for the future of the Sustainable Finance Agenda28 February 2019
This statement, prepared by ShareAction and eight other civil society organisations, lays out our shared vision for the future of the Sustainable Finance Agenda.
Letter to EU policymakers on disclosure regulation19 November 2018
ShareAction joins other NGOs and trade unions write to European policy-makers to ensure a speedy and positive progression of disclosure requirements for sustainable investments
Our latest consultation submissions
FCA consultation on proposals to improve shareholder engagement9 April 2019
In this consultation response, we call for voting disclosure to be made mandatory under SRD II.
FRC: Proposed Revisions to the UK Stewardship Code9 April 2019
We respond positively to the proposed revisions, while making some suggestions for further improvement to the Code.
FCA consultation on climate change & green finance31 January 2019
We focus on the need to implement the recommendations of the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures and on asset owner disclosures.