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Pensions Policy Institute | ESG: past, present and future

Recent years have seen a greater focus on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors when investing pension funds. This report was sponsored by Redington.

Recent years have seen a greater focus on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors when investing pension funds. This report was sponsored by Redington and explores:

  • The definition of ESG and how it is interpreted by others
  • Why organisations decide to invest, or not to invest, using ESG principles;
  • The barriers to ESG investing;
  • The current legal position of schemes in relation to ESG; and,
  • Trustees’ and IGCs’ perceived legal responsibilities.
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