CofE Pensions Board co-files case against Volkswagen over climate lobbying

First time that investors have begun European litigation on a climate-related matter

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Church of England Pensions Board chief responsible investment officer Adam Matthews
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Church of England Pensions Board chief responsible investment officer Adam Matthews

The Church of England Pensions Board has filed a case against Volkswagen AG together with five other pension funds in the first investor-led litigation on a climate-related matter in Europe.

The asset owners filed the case this week after the car giant refused repeated attempts to reveal information on its corporate climate lobbying activities. Swedish public pension funds AP7, AP2,...

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