Pension fund portfolios and climate risk: investing responsibly to mitigate climate risk
28 November 2019
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Pension and provident funds are important social actors with a key role to play in creating a more inclusive and sustainable economy. Factoring climate risk into investment decisions is essential to driving a just transition to a low-carbon economy, and is fully consistent with trustees’ fiduciary duties.
Just Share and ClientEarth have written to most of SA’s major pension fund boards, to share the opinion, highlight the latest developments relating to investment risks and opportunities stemming from climate change, and provide guidance as to what steps trustees must take to comply with their legal duties.