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Media Coverage

2016

 

 

Remuneration

City A.M.: More pressure on Martin Sorrell over £70.4m pay package ahead of WPP’s AGM (7 June 2016)

Herald Scotland: Shareholder revolt over WPP chief’s £70m pay package grows (7 June 2016)

Pensions Age: LAPFF tells members to vote down pay packet for WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell (7 June 2016)

Reuters: UK pension fund group asks members to reject Sorrell’s pay (7 June 2016)

Guardian: Vote against Sorrell pay award, urge pension fund advisers (6 June 2016)

Independent: WPP boss Martin Sorrell to face pay package opposition from a pension fund group (6 June 2016)

Times: Sorrell runs into a storm of anger over £70m pay package (6 June 2016)

 

Tax

The Times: Pension funds step up the pressure in tax row [subscription only]

 

Climate Change

FT:  Anglo American pressed on climate change disclosure [subscription only]

Chief Investment Officer: $8T Investor Coalition Turns Up Heat on Miners

Edie.net: Investors Demand Climate Transparency from Mining Firms

Blue & Green Tomorrow: Unprecedented Investor Call for Climate Risk Transparency from Mining Giants

Professional Pensions: UK schemes join global battle against mining giants over climate change [subscription only]


Reliable accounts

Investment & Pensions Europe: LAPFF welcomes EC concession on bank accounting concerns (20 May 2016)

Financial Times (Letters): Accounting rules that put capital protection in peril (18 May 2016)

Investment & Pensions Europe: Pressure mounts on IFRS foundation, international standards (9 May 2016)

Financial Director: All’s true and fair in accounting standards battle

Accountancy Age: The Financial Power List 2016

Investment and Pensions Europe: MEPs reignite war of words over prudent accounting standards(11 March 2016)

Lider Press (Croatian): a piece including a reference to LAPFF’s work on true and fair view and the Bompas Opinion (12 March 2016)

 

Human rights

Electronic Intifada:Has the UK Really Banned Boycotts? (7 March 2016)

 

Governance

FT: Murdoch’s return to helm of Sky set to raise governance questions [subscription only]

 

Climate Risk Strategic Resilience Resolution – Anglo American, Rio Tinto and Glencore

Climate Home: Meet the investors pushing climate reality on carbon majors (7th March 2016)

Professional Pensions: UK schemes join global battle against mining giants over climate change (2 February 2016)

Financial Times: Anglo American pressed on climate change (1 February 2016) [Subscription only]

 

 

 

2014/2015


Climate Risk Strategic Resilience Resolution – Anglo American, Rio Tinto and Glencore

Reuters 16 December 2015

FT 16 December 2015 [subscription only]

 

Local Government Funds Increase Clean Energy Investment

Herald Scotland 11th August 2015

Energy Voice 11th August 2015

Business Green 10th August 2015

Pensions Age 10th August 2015

Clean Technica 10th August 2015

Professional Pensions 10th August 2015

IPE Europe 10th August 2015

GIB 10th August 2015

Institutional Asset Manager 10th August

 

 

Transparency on Pharmaceutical Industry Clinical Trials- AllTrials

Investment and Pensions Europe 27th July 2015

Local Government Chronicle 29th July 2015

 

 

Climate Risk Strategic Resilience Resolutions-BP plc Annual Meeting

Financial Times 30th November 2014

ACN News 5th February 2015

Responsible Investor 5th February 2015

Responsible Investor 24th March 2015

Responsible Investor 21st March 2015

Responsible Investor 13th March 2015

Investment and Pensions Europe 17th April 2015

The Local (Norway) 15th April 2015

Responsible Investor 14th April 2015

Blue & Green Tomorrow 9th April 2015

Investment & Pensions Europe, 17th April 2015

Lexology, 28th April 2015

 

Climate Risk Strategic Resilience Resolutions-Royal Dutch Shell plc Annual Meeting

Financial Times 21st January 2015

The Guardian 21st January 2015

Investment Week 21st January 2015

Professional Pensions 21st January 2015

Client Earth 21st January 2015

Western Morning News 21st January 2015

CityWire 21st January 2015

The Independent 20th January 2015

Investment & Pensions Europe 21st January 2015

Responsible Investor 29th January 2015

P&I Online 29th January

CorpGovNet 30th January 2015

Investment & Pensions Europe 2nd February 2015

Local Government Chronicle 5th February 2015

The Local (Norway) 15th April 2015

Responsible Investor 20th May 2015

Professional Pensions 20th May 2015

Investment & Pensions Europe 20th May 2015

 

 

Climate Risk Strategic Resilience Resolution-Statoil SA (Norway) AGM

Investment & Pensions Europe 29th April 2015

Responsible Investor 27th April 2015

Responsible Investor 20th May 2015

 

 

GHG Targets and Dividend Policy at Exxon and Chevron AGMs

Responsible Investor May 21st 2015

 

Barclays Bank

International Business Times 18th March 2015

Responsible Investor 10th March 2015

Investment & Pensions Europe 10th March 2015

Business Insider 10th March 2015

Reuters 9th March 2015

Financial Times 9th March 2015

International Business Times 9th March 2015

BBC News 9th March 2015

The Guardian 9th March 2015

City AM 9th March 2015

Pensions360 9th March 2015

 

National Express AGM LAPFF Shareholder Fund Sponsored Resolution

Satellite PR News, PR Newswire 6th May 015

Responsible Investor 7th May 2015

Responsible Investor 9th December 2014

 

Sky News/Broadcasting

Responsible Investor 24th November 2014

The Guardian 21st November 2014

Reuters 19th November 2014

City AM 19th November 2014

The Guardian 18th November 2014

 

FTSE100 Tax Transparency Initiative

Tax Journal 3rd June 2015

Tax Transparency 17th May 2015

Investors Chronicle 16th April 2015

Financial Times 12th April 2015

Financial Times 12th April 2015

 

OECD/G20 Investor Tax Reform Statement

Financial Times 16th November 2014

Investment Magazine 16th November 2014

Investor Daily 13th November 2015

Investment & Pensions Europe 13th November 2014

Responsible Investor 12th November 2014

CorpGovNet 12th November 2014

Top1000 Funds 12th November 2014

 

Accounting Standards

Investment & Pensions Europe 22 December 2015

Investment & Pensions Europe December 2015

Financial Times 13 December 2015 [subscription only]

Investments and Pensions Europe 3 December 2015

The Times 3 December 2015 [subscription only]

Reuters 3 December 2015

Financial Director 19 October 2015

Financial Times 15th February 2015

 

Joint and Pooled Investment Vehicles

Financial Times 21st January 2015

Financial Times 30th November 2014

 

LAPFF calls on November G20 for Global Tax Transparency and Reform

Tax Justice Network, 14th November 2014

Tax Insights, 17th November 2014

Responsible Investor 12th Nov 2014

Top1000 Funds, 12th November 2014

Investor Weekly Australia, 13th November 2014

Financial Times, 16th November 2014

Investment & Pensions Europe (IPE), 13th November 2014

CorpGovNet US James McRitchie, 12th November 2014

Tax Avoidance Queensland Times, 12th November 2014

Institutional Investors Back Tax Research Uk, 12th November 2014

 

LAPFF on Betfair Illegal Dividends

SBCNews, 3rd September 2014

 

Pension Fund Reform

Investment & Pensions Europe, 1st September 2014

 

LAPFF on Betfair Illegal Dividends

economia, 18th August 2014

Financial News, 18th August 2014

SBC News, 18th August 2014

The Telegraph, 17th August 2014

 

Institutional Investors voice IFRS concern

Investment & Pensions Europe, 14th August 2014

Professional Pensions, 13th August 2014

 

LAPFF against Sports Direct Bonus Scheme

The Shields Gazette, 16 July 2014

 

LAPFF on the UK Corporate Governance Code

Financial Times, 4 July 2014

Accountancy Age, 4 July 2014

 

LAPFF Glencore AGM and Board Diversity

Business Day Live, 27 June 2014

Financial Times, 26 June 2014

Bloomberg, 26 June 2014

Swissinfo, 30 May 2014

Management Today, 21 May 2014

IR Magazine, 21 May 2014

Business Day Live, 21 May 2014

City AM, 20 May 2014

Bloomberg, 20 May 2014

The Wall Street Journal, 20 May 2014

iNVEZZ, 19 May 2014

City AM, 19 May 2014

Financial Times, 18 May 2014

 

LAPFF opposes Shell carbon risks

Rathbone Greenbank, 22 May 2014

 

LAPFF against Sports Direct Bonus Scheme

City Am, 2 July 2014

BBC, 2 July 2014

The Guardian, 2 July 2014

The Journal, 2 July 2014

Express and Star,2 July 2014

Investment & Pensions Europe, 1 July 2014

Reuters, 1 July 2014

City AM, 1 July 2014

The Express, 30 June 2014

The Journal, 30 June 2014

This is Money, 30 June 2014

Shields Gazette, 30 June 2014

Reuters, 30 June 2014

Guardian, 30 June 2014

Yahoo7 Australia, 30 June 2014

 

LAPFF opposes WPP pay

CIPD, 27 June 2014

Express, 26 June 2014

International Business Times, 26 June 2014

Here is the City,25 June 2014

Bloomberg, 25 June 2014

The Telegraph, 25 June 2014

Financial Times, 25 June 2014

Evening Standard, 25 June 2014

The Independent, 25 June 2014

Wall Street Journal, 25 June 2014

The Australian, 25 June 2014

The Guardian, 25 June 2014

 

Ethics concern emerges over pension fund reform

Local Government Chronicle, 23 May 2014

 

Directors Remuneration

Lexology, 3 July 2014

 

National Express

The Independent, 10th May 2014

Investment & Pensions Europe, 12th March 2014

 

LAPFF Glencore AGM and Board Diversity

News-Press Online (US), May 8 2014

Yahoo News, 8 May 2014

The Independent 9 May 2014

City AM 9 May 2014

Yahoo Channel 7 News (Australia) 9 May 2014

Moneyweb 8 May 2014

The Guardian Thursday 8 May

Reuters 8 May 2014

Investment & Pensions Europe (IPE) 9 May 2014

Wall St Journal 8 May 2014

CNBC (US) 8 May 2014

 

LAPFF - Barclays  Remuneration and AGM

IPE Europe, 24th April

Daily Telegraph, 24th April

Financial News, 24th April 2014

Reuters, April 23rd 2014

Professional Pensions, 19th April 2014

Reuters, 15th April

Financial Times (FT), 15th April

Seeking Alpha, March 26th 2014

Bloomberg March, 26th 2014

Daily Mail, 18th April 2014

Daily Mail, 22nd April 2014

Daily Mail, 23rd April 2014

Bloomberg TV April 23

 

LAPFF on FTSE 100 Board Diversity

Shares Magazine, 13th March 2014

Nasdaq, 30 April2014

 

 

 

 

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