PENSIONS ARE POWERFUL
If you have a pension, you have power. So much power that moving to a more sustainable fund can have 27 times as much impact in reducing your carbon footprint than giving up flying and becoming a vegan combined.
That’s because pension funds invest money on our behalf, often into companies that do harm, supply chains that exploit children, and fossil fuels that accelerate climate change.
When people find out they’re accidental investors in these industries, they’re often horrified to know where their money is actually going. It’s undermining the day-to-day choices they make, like reducing their carbon footprint, volunteering in their community, giving up meat or even building a sustainable business.
But it doesn’t have to be this way.
its time to Make money matter
As soon as people discover their money is invested, most people want it to do good while it’s growing. So we’re going to help people find out where their money’s going and demand it does better.
We’re going ramp up this public demand for investments that build a better world, and show decision makers that people want their money to matter. And together, we’ll transform the financial system to put people and planet alongside profit.
This isn’t just a moral question, it’s an economic one too
Evidence shows that sustainable, resilient, well-run companies are more likely to perform better in the long run. Companies that do harm are riskier places to invest in for the long term because they face a future of increasing consumer criticism, government regulation and financial penalties.
Companies that do business in a way which considers their impact on individuals, communities and the planet are more likely to perform better in the long-term. Investing in them means you can build a better world while giving your money a chance to get better returns in the long run.
Join us to build a better world
At this critical moment, your money matters more than ever. After all, what’s the point of saving for retirement if you don’t have a world you want to live in and retire in?
So now is the time to come together and ensure we have pensions to be proud of, pensions which align with our values. Now is the moment to make our money matter.
Let’s make it happen together.
How can I get involved?
We want everyone to have a pension they can be proud of – one which builds a better world, without compromising on returns.
We believe every organisation, from businesses to universities to NGOs, should align their pensions with their values.
GOVERNMENT & INDUSTRY
We’re calling on government and industry to make sure pension funds put people and planet alongside profit.