Published 19th of May 2021 by Nina

Green Pension Pledge: What Kind of World are you Building with Your Pension Decisions?

Over the last 24 hours comes news of the launch of the Green Pensions Charter, a campaign created by Make My Money Matter and Count Us In the £2.6 trillion in UK pensions are invested more sustainably.

While the UK Government’s advancements instituting new #climate disclosure rules for the #pensions sector may be progressing, it is fair to say it’s less than a swift process.

The Green Pensions Charter campaign’s positive agitation is designed to create pace of change, complementing the UK Government's activity, to:-

- alert the public (i.e anyone with pension investments) to the role they can play in driving #sustainabledevelopment
- to prompt business and organisational leaders who offer pensions to play a role in how funds are invested

First signatories include 50 organisations across NGOs, trade bodies, and business #leadership, and include BrewDog, EY, IKEA, Octopus Energy, Triodos Bank, Save the Children UK, WWF along with c 40 noteworthy others pledging to transition to green pension plans this year.

As an individual and a leader, what kind of world are you building with your pension decisions? And what might you do differently to drive a #sustainable #future?


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