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UKSIF announces the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer
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02/09/2020

UKSIF announces the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer

The UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) is delighted to announce the appointment of James Alexander as its new Chief Executive Officer in succession to Simon Howard. James will start on the 12th October 2020. James is currently responsible for supporting global megacities to overcome the substantial barriers to financing climate action as Director…

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Changing course: how pensions are approaching climate change and ESG.
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06/02/2020

Changing course: how pensions are approaching climate change and ESG.

UKSIF calls on regulator to investigate pensions’ “thin and non-committal” approach to climate risk management. A majority of pension scheme trustees believe ESG issues, including climate change, will negatively affect the value of savers’ money, finds report by UKSIF Report finds most pension scheme trustees have adopted “thin and non-committal” policies to manage environmental risks,…

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UKSIF welcomes Michael Meehan as new Chair
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01/10/2019

UKSIF welcomes Michael Meehan as new Chair

London – The UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) is delighted to welcome Michael Meehan as its new Chair. Michael has been a Chief Executive and board member in sustainability for almost 20 years and has worked with organisations and governments around the world including the World Economic Forum, California State Senate, the White House,…

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Our 2020 AGM and the address of Hon. Kwasi Kwarteng MP
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21/09/2020

Our 2020 AGM and the address of Hon. Kwasi Kwarteng MP

We were delighted that the Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Minister of State for Business, Energy and Clean Growth could give an address during our AGM on 24th September 2020.  Watch the video of his address here. The Minister covered a wide range of topics inked to the recovery from Covid and the future of…

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UKSIF’s letter to the Economic Secretary to the Treasury
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19/07/2020

UKSIF’s letter to the Economic Secretary to the Treasury

UKSIF drafted a letter to the Economic Secretary to the Treasury regarding the government’s commitment to ‘match the ambition’ of the EU’s sustainable finance reforms regardless of the outcome of EU exit, made in the July 2019 Green Finance Strategy.

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UKSIF’s action to the BSI consultation on the draft specification “Responsible and sustainable investment management”
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07/07/2020

UKSIF’s action to the BSI consultation on the draft specification “Responsible and sustainable investment management”

The British Standards Institution (BSI) is currently working on a set of consensus-based Publicly Available Specifications (PASs) sponsored jointly on behalf of the government and industry, and being developed by a steering group of stakeholders.   One PAS, out to consultation now, will seek to define responsible and sustainable fund management practices. If successful, these…

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Reports

Public and Investor Attitudes to ‘Good’ Money 2020

Public and Investor Attitudes to ‘Good’ Money 2020

24/10/2020
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UK investment consultants form joint working group on sustainability

UK investment consultants form joint working group on sustainability

07/09/2020
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Changing Course: pension fund SIP review 2020

Changing Course: pension fund SIP review 2020

28/01/2020
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Oil Pressure Gauge Survey 2019

Oil Pressure Gauge Survey 2019

22/10/2019
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GSIA Market Review 2018

GSIA Market Review 2018

10/12/2018
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Investment Consultant Report – December 2018

Investment Consultant Report – December 2018

10/12/2018
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