21x

21x: It’s the most powerful thing you can do to protect the planet

Cut your carbon 21x more than going veggie, giving up flying and switching energy provider simply by making your pension green.

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Sign the 21x petition

Making your pension green is 21x more powerful than giving up flying, going veggie and switching energy provider. So why not turbo charge your impact today?

Sign our petition calling for all pensions to go green. It’s the most powerful thing we can do for the planet.

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Ready to take the next step and contact your pension provider? Great! Turbocharge your impact and tell them you want a pension you can be proud of.

Your pension is powerful. There’s £2.6 trillion in UK pensions – and that’s your money.

But it’s being invested on your behalf, without your say. That means your hard-earned savings are likely driving deforestation and funding fossil fuels. As a result, your money has a carbon footprint – just like you.

We’ve looked at how big that footprint is, and the answer is pretty scary. The carbon footprint of the average pension is 26 tonnes, miles more than the impact of heating your home or barbecuing your burger*

The good news? This is your money – and you have the power to change it.

By encouraging your provider to clean up their investments, you can cut your carbon footprint 21x more than giving up flying, going veggie and switching energy provider. All from the comfort of your sofa.

That means you can ensure the £2.6 trillion in UK pensions flows to businesses that are trying to tackle climate change, so your money helps build a world you actually want to retire in to.

See here for more information on this research.

Take the 21x challenge:
it’s the most powerful thing you can do to protect the planet.

*(P.S – please keep cutting back on meat, riding your bike and getting clean energy in your homes. Just make sure your money turbocharges those steps, not undermines them).

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“It’s not just a high impact activity – it’s also popular. More than two thirds of us want our money to support people and the planet, and this pressure for cleaner, greener pensions is building.”
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“It’s really us who hold the power to force change. My advice, particularly to a young person joining their company’s pension scheme, is to ask where the money’s invested.”
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Love what you’re seeing, but want some help taking action? Here are 10 simple steps you can take to green your money.