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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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UKSIF welcomes launch of the Green Finance Institute and the Government’s Green Finance Strategy
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02/07/2019

UKSIF welcomes launch of the Green Finance Institute and the Government’s Green Finance Strategy

London – The UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) is delighted to welcome the launch of the Green Finance Initiative.  Simon Howard, CEO of UKSIF said:  “The Green Finance Institute’s overarching mission is to accelerate the domestic and global transition to a zero-carbon and climate-resilient economy through mobilising capital, and this aim is shared by…

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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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Eurosif appoints Victor van Hoorn as Executive Director
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01/07/2020

Eurosif appoints Victor van Hoorn as Executive Director

EUROSIF, is the leading pan European Sustainable and Responsible Investment membership association advocating for a more sustainable financial system and with membership drawn from over 500 organisations across Europe. This appointment will strengthen links between Eurosif members and EU Institutions for the successful implementation of the EU Action Plan, the European Green Deal and the…

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Reports

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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Not Long Now Survey 2018

Not Long Now Survey 2018

10/04/2018
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Trustee Checklist – Climate Risk

Trustee Checklist – Climate Risk

22/04/2017
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