Category: LAPFF News

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.

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

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 […]

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 […]

21 Jul

LAPFF and Carbon Tracker’s Report Launch: Engaging for a Low Carbon Transition

LAPFF and Carbon Tracker’s Report Launch: Engaging for a Low Carbon Transition On 21st July, LAPFF and Carbon Tracker are launching the report ‘Engaging for a Low Carbon Transition’ which sets out why a 2˚C business model can be less risky than ‘business-as-usual’ for oil and gas companies

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