Make My Money Matter urges UK's 81 largest occupational pension schemes to target net zero

James Phillips
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Pension funds in the UK are facing growing pressure to decarbonise their investments
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Pension funds in the UK are facing growing pressure to decarbonise their investments

Green pensions campaign calls on defined benefit schemes of a number of major emitters including BP, ExxonMobil, Shell and British Airways to set net zero goals

The Make My Money Matter campaign has written to 81 of the UK's largest occupational defined benefit (DB) pension schemes, urging them to set "robust net-zero targets" ahead of the crucial COP26 UN climate...

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