Avon brings forward net-zero target to 2045

Bristol and Bath LGPS fund brings forward climate target by five years following £2bn climate investment

Jasmine Urquhart
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Avon Pension Fund's Paul Crossley and Nick Dixon
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Avon Pension Fund's Paul Crossley and Nick Dixon

The Avon Pension Fund has brought its net-zero target forward to 2045, following increased investment in climate-aligned equities.

The £5.4bn Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) fund serving Bath, Bristol and the surrounding areas, brought forward its target by five years following continued investment in climate solutions ...

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