Millions of pension savers are unaware they are sitting on a powerful weapon that could be used to fight climate change and other problems.
In the UK, our built environment is responsible for almost 30% of total greenhouse gas emissions. And yet this sector has significant potential to decarbonise and unlock wider benefits across the economy: energy savings that increase consumer spending power, healthier homes that reduce the burden on our health system, and the creation of new skilled jobs that can help stimulate the UK’s economic recovery.
More than 100,000 members of a Cheshire pension fund are being asked to have their say on how money is invested.
The largest UK pension master trust has confirmed it will be going tobacco-free across its investments.
A major Swedish pension fund with billions of assets under management to stop fossil fuel investments.
London mayor Sadiq Khan and New York City mayor Bill de Blasio have urged the mayors of other major cities to follow their lead and divest their cities’ pension schemes from fossil fuel assets.
Bristol-based pension fund demands companies it invests in take steps by 2022 to align their emissions with targets agreed at the 2015 Paris climate summit.
Are you willing to stake your future on companies that invest unethically?
More than half of ethical and sustainable funds beat the MSCI World index.
Former governor of the Bank of England warns pension investments in fossil fuel could be rendered worthless by climate change crisis.