Are climate change demands too high?

Jonathan Stapleton looks at the ESG requirements being placed on schemes

Jonathan Stapleton
clock • 7 min read
Are climate change demands too high?

While COP26 was underway in early November, the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) convened a panel of some of the industry's leading thinkers to discuss whether, given the climate emergency, the obligations being placed on pension schemes were reasonable, and what were the key challenges faced by the industry.

But what are the obligations currently being placed on schemes? As the PLSA noted in a briefing note ahead of the event, pension funds currently have no mandatory requirements to make investment de...

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