Climate litigation: What does its growth mean for schemes?

Claire Collier says trustees need to be alive to the risk of member complaints

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Climate litigation: What does its growth mean for schemes?

The High Court recently handed down its decision in a case brought by members of the Universities Superannuation Scheme relating to the trustee’s continuing investment in fossil fuels.

Although the claim did not succeed, it is a notable example in the pensions arena of a growing trend in climate and other ESG litigation. What was the case about? The members sought permissio...

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