Category: LAPFF News

LAPFF releases climate change investment policy framework to guide member funds on stewardship activities on carbon

In the wake of the Bonn climate conference, LAPFF has issued a ground breaking climate change investment policy framework.  The first of its kind for Local Government Pension Scheme funds, the framework aims to help LAPFF members, and other investors, implement best practice in tackling the investment risks and opportunities that result from climate change. […]

15th Annual Local Government Pension Investment Forum 2017

10 – 12 October 2017 | Hilton London Tower Bridge, London For full details and to register visit:  https://goo.gl/9zA91J With over 300 delegates in 2016 – including 150+ from Local Authorities from across the country – LGPIF provides excellent networking opportunities, as well as the chance to discuss the big issues facing you in 2017 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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