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

Will Employees Benefit?

12 February 2019

We evaluate the climate-risk management of 25 FTSE pension schemes and offer recommendations for improvement.

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Pensions in a Changing Climate

17 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.

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The Engagement Deficit: Ranking Auto-enrolment Pension Providers on Responsible Investment and Member Engagement & Communications

9 June 2018

This report ranks the 10 largest UK auto-enrolment pension providers on responsible investment as well as member communications & engagement.

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Our latest investor briefings & reports

WDI 2018 Findings: Improving the Quality of Work

27 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.

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UK Guide to Shareholder Resolutions

15 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.

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The Biomass Blind Spot

7 February 2019

This paper highlights the biomass power sector’s impact on climate change and its associated financial and reputational risks.

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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

Open letter to MEPs on Taxonomy regulation

27 March 2019

NGOs signed an open letter urging MEPs to vote for strong social and environmental protections in investments.

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Accelerating Progress & Reaching Scale: Proposals for the future of the Sustainable Finance Agenda

28 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.

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Letter to EU policymakers on disclosure regulation

19 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

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Our latest consultation submissions

FCA consultation on proposals to improve shareholder engagement

9 April 2019

In this consultation response, we call for voting disclosure to be made mandatory under SRD II.

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FRC: Proposed Revisions to the UK Stewardship Code

9 April 2019

We respond positively to the proposed revisions, while making some suggestions for further improvement to the Code.

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FCA consultation on climate change & green finance

31 January 2019

We focus on the need to implement the recommendations of the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures and on asset owner disclosures.

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