Academy Award-winning actors have called on Aviva to set up a low-carbon default fund for the £110m Equity Pension Scheme.
Actors and actresses - including Dunkirk's Mark Rylance and The Musketeers star Alexandra Dowling - want to draw attention to how pension funds are invested, and eventually move the scheme's default fund completely away from fossil fuel intensive investments.
The call for action is part of ShareAction's #PensionPower campaign, which is seeking to raise awareness of both the environmental consequences and financial risks posed by high-carbon investments.
Local branches of the Equity union have endorsed the campaign, although it is yet to receive national backing.
Rylance said: "In the end, individuals will make the difference. We must individually stop supporting those who, by their actions, deny that humans and many other living beings are facing a mortal crisis of global warming."
Doctor Foster writer Mike Bartlett added grassroots action such as this was important while global political players, such as Donald Trump, fail to take action.
"Climate change will affect everyone on the planet, not to mention generations to come," he said. "Since President Trump has turned his back on the Paris Agreement, it makes it even more vital that every organisation does all they can to limit climate change.
"So I fully support this campaign to go low carbon."
The campaign is also backed by nine-time Olivier Award-nominee Zoë Wanamaker, The Hurt Locker's Lara Sawalha and Homeland's David Harewood.
Aviva commented, however, that swapping the bespoke default was not its decision to make, and said scheme members already have a range of investment options available to them.
Head of workplace propositions Matt McGill said the insurer would act if instructed to by the scheme.
"To change the default investment fund in the Equity Pension Scheme, there needs to be a decision by the management of the Equity scheme and their advisers," he said. "The default in place at the moment has been created in conjunction with the Equity scheme and their advisers.
"We offer a wide range of flexible solutions and are happy to work with this scheme and others to meet their needs and the needs of our customers. If the scheme requests that Equity members want less exposure to companies that make profits from fossil fuels, we can look at making changes to their default.
"If that isn't the case, individuals within the scheme are able to make their own investment choices to suit their own personal views."
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