Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) will divest from tobacco, coal, and controversial weapons manufacturers following “years of demand” from members and recent protests on its overall commitment to climate action.
USS - the UK's largest pension scheme with £68bn in assets - will pull its funds in tobacco manufacturing and in thermal coal mining, specifically where this makes up more than 25% of revenues. This...
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Professional Pensions spoke to Aberdeen Standard Investments senior solutions director Douglas Hogg as part of an exclusive series of interviews with some of the finalists and winners of the UK Pensions Awards. This is what he had to say…
Northern LGPS will partner with ethical pensions campaign Make My Money Matter (MMMM) as part of wider plans to invest all assets in line with the Paris Agreement on climate change.