Our money can change everything
Our money builds the world around us. Today, this is a world of climate crisis, inequality and poverty. From our personal savings to our pensions, we put money aside for the future, whether it’s for next year’s holiday, a home or our retirement. But this money doesn’t just sit in a vault.
It's invested in companies by pension funds and other financial institutions – and their values don’t always align with yours. You could be indirectly investing in fossil fuel companies or those involved in human rights abuses. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Your money can be a powerful tool for positive change.
Together we can build a better world
Our money has massive collective power. The total value of our pensions in the UK is £2.6 trillion – that’s more than enough to pay for everything produced in the UK over a whole year. Globally, the money invested through pensions accounts for half of all the invested money in the world.
Those managing your money can choose to invest in companies that are doing good – fueling environmental and social progress. And they can move money out of companies doing harm, like tobacco or fossil fuels. But, most impactfully, as their owners, they can also influence companies' actions. They can ask questions, vote on company matters, and file shareholder resolutions to force companies to act. This can have a huge impact in getting the biggest companies to do better and drive positive change for people and the planet.
How we’re building a movement
Co-file a resolution
With just one share in a company, you have the power to challenge them to do better. Join us and other investors to submit clear asks to companies to take action, on issues like the living wage or fossil fuel investment.Find out more
Become a shareholder for a day and challenge companies to do better. We hold shares in some of the biggest companies, and each year our AGM activists go to their AGMs to ask questions over issues like climate change and workers’ rights.Find out more
You should have a say in where your money is invested. Find out more about your pension, and how to use your pension power to tackle environmental destruction and social inequality.Find out more