Climate Change: Effective Governance and Preparing for TCFD

With the largest pension schemes’ trustees just beginning to report on how they are measuring and managing climate change, The Pensions Regulator’s new Code of Practice is also expected to come into force in 2022. Whilst the Code is currently under consultation, what’s clear is that effective governance of investments, stewardship and climate change will form a key part of it. Therefore, schemes that are not caught by the phasing in of the climate reporting regulations by asset size in the short term, still need to consider their climate change governance. In this session, we will consider how trustees can make sure they have effective governance in place for the new Code that will help prepare for any future requirements for TCFD.

 

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Tuesday 18th October 2022 from 11:00 am until 11:45 am

Speaker

Amanda Latham

Associate and Policy & Strategy Lead

Amanda works with stakeholders from across the firm to develop Barnett Waddingham’s views and policies on key policy priorities. She is a member of BW's Sustainability Steering Group, D&I Steering Group and part of our Sustainable Investment Team.

Having been with the Pensions Regulator (TPR) in a number of policy and stakeholder roles – covering topics including sustainable finance and investment, trustee standards, DB consolidation and collective DC schemes – Amanda’s list of achievements is considerable.

Amanda is a (non-actuary) member of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) Sustainability Board, providing a diverse view with a focus on the policy and regulation portfolio. She is Co-Chair of the Investment Consultants Sustainability Working Group (ICSWG).

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