Category: LAPFF News

LAPFF and 50/50 Climate Project announce new partnership to pursue strategic initiative on climate risk

The Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) announced today that it is partnering with the 50/50 Climate Project. Hot on the heels of historic shareholder victories on climate risk disclosure (62% of shareholders last week voted in favour of a climate change disclosure resolution at ExxonMobil), the new partnership will see LAPFF ratchetting up its […]

LAPFF welcomes Shell’s move to divest oil sands assets

LAPFF welcomes Shell’s move to divest oil sands assets The Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) today welcomed the news that Royal Dutch Shell is divesting most of its oil sands interests in Canada and appears to be taking action to mitigate its exposure to climate risk.   View Press release

15 Nov

Local Authority Pension Fund APPG (All Party Parliamentary Group)

The APPG on local authority pension funds has been set up by LAPFF to discuss the issues and concerns of local authority pension funds and the work of the Local Authority Pension Fund Forum.   It will provide a forum for local authority pension fund members to talk to parliament and government on such topics […]

LAPFF Welcomes DCLG Guidance on Investment Regulations on ESG, fund autonomy, and the role of the Scheme Advisory Board

The publication of Scheme Guidance from DCLG reflects HMG in ‘listening mode’ London 19.00 (BST) The Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) today welcomed the new Guidance from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) on ‘Preparing and Maintaining an Investment Strategy Statement’[i].  test Cllr Kieran Quinn, Chair of the Forum and also the […]

12 Oct

IBC’s 14th Annual Local Government Pension Investment Forum 2016 – 11-13 October 2016, Guoman Tower Hotel, London

With over 300 delegates in 2015 – including 180+ from Local Authorities from across the country – LGPIF provides excellent networking opportunities, as well as the chance to discuss some of the big issues facing you in 2016 and beyond.   There is a three part format for 2016:   1)     Pre-conference Summit: – Collective […]

LAPFF Publishes Tax Risk Profiles of FTSE 100: Results not reassuring

The questionnaire results suggest substantial room for improvement in reporting tax risk, particularly in relation to country-by-country reporting on tax.. The questionnaire results suggest substantial room for improvement in reporting tax risk, particularly in relation to country-by-country reporting on tax.. London 14.00 (BST) The Local Authority Pension Fund Forum today publishes assessments of responses from […]

Disregard the FRC. “The government did not back the financial regulator” says LAPFF to Chairs of FTSE 350 companies

FOI reveals the government refused to back the Financial Reporting Council’s position, despite claims it had FOI reveals the government refused to back the Financial Reporting Council’s position, despite claims it had.   LAPFF has been challenging the regulator the Financial Reporting Council (‘FRC’) for the last 4 years, raising questions as to whether it […]

LAPFF Supports Human Capital Resolution at Sports Direct

Local government pensions body backs resolution seeking a review of human capital management strategy at British retailer, Sports Direct.   London 16.30 (BST) Leading shareholder group, the Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF), has backed a shareholder resolution at Sports Direct’s Annual General Meeting. The resolution calls for an independent review of Sports Direct International […]

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