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An actuary responds to a Minister’s observations on poor trustee risk management and unacceptable asset management behaviour on climate change

Guy Opperman, UK Pensions and Financial Inclusion Minister, published an article earlier this month in relation to the role of pension fund trustees and investment managers in supporting climate action. In this guest blog, Mike Clark expands on the subject with further constructive questions we should be asking the industry. Are pension funds being encouraged and enabled to utilise voting rights of the UK listed shares they own on behalf their members? Are pension schemes being asked about climate risks, the IFoA climate risk alert and climate-related financial disclosures?

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