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PPI Launch Event
02 OCT 2018
The Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) held a policy seminar on 2nd October 2018 to launch ESG: past, present and future, sponsored by Redington. The report explores environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) factors and the benefits and barriers to investing in such a way.
66 people representing a broad range of interests within Government, the investment industry, the pensions industry and the third sector attended the seminar.
Jonathan Parker, Director, Redington, welcomed attendees and explained the importance of being an early adopter of responsible investment given the duty of ensuring clients are protected from financial risks as much as possible.
Catherine Howarth, CEO, Share Action, introduced the research and commented on the recent evolution and growing importance of ESG.
Chris Curry, Director, PPI, presented the findings of the research.
David Farrar, Senior Policy Manager, DWP, commended the report on its demystifying of the jargon around ESG. He spoke regarding the new regulation and its role in enabling trustees to better understand their duties by reducing confusion around ESG...
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