Tag: Red Line Voting


Why are we being herded into buying part of the world’s biggest polluter

Patrick Collinson- The Guardian Pension funds will be stuffed with Saudi Aramco shares after the oil giant’s floatation this weekend On Sunday, the baroque-and-bling Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh (suites a mere £6,500 a night) is expected to host the launch of the biggest privatisation in history. Aramco, the holder of Saudi Arabia’s oil reserves, is likely to come to the market with

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Press Release: AMNT congratulates Pensions Minister for questioning why asset owners cannot have control of the vote in pooled fund arrangements

Responding to Pensions Minister Guy Opperman’s speech at the TUC Pensions Conference today, the Association of Member Nominated Trustees (AMNT) congratulates the Minister for raising the issue of why asset owners do not have control over their shareholder votes when they invest in pooled funds. Janice Turner, founding co-chair of Association of Member Nominated Trustees (AMNT), said:  “We strongly welcome

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AMNT congratulates Government for strengthening trustees’ investment duties

The Association of Member Nominated Trustees has congratulated the government on its new regulations strengthening trustees’ investment duties.  The new regulations, laid by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) on Tuesday, will require pension trustees to publish information in their Statement of Investment Principles (SIP) report from October 2019 about how they will take account of ESG issues. They

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