Local Government Pension Schemes should be divested from fossil fuels within five years, Unison has argued today.
A court ruled yesterday the Government’s attempt to prevent councils boycotting Israel through their pension schemes is ‘unlawful’.
Campaigners are challenging a government ban on council pension schemes withdrawing investment from companies associated with Israel.
Local authority pension funds are going to ‘ratchet up’ their efforts to encourage companies to be more aware of climate change and how it will impact the value of their stocks.
The asset side of local government pension schemes’ (LGPS) balance sheets is in good health, according to the latest performance analytics data.
The funding deficit of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) has fallen to £37bn from £47bn in three years, according to its latest valuation.
Climate campaigners are planning to march on London this Saturday with ‘fossil fuel monsters’ in order to urge the capital’s borough’s to divest from the polluting industry.
The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) deficit has fallen to half the level previously expected - going down to around £35bn - new figures have revealed.
Pro-Palestine campaigners have been granted permission to take the Government to the High Court over law preventing councils from boycotting companies involved in Israel’s human rights violations.
Scottish council pension funds have been urged to invest more in sustainable energy and housing projects.