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Covid-19 and threat of climate change drives increase in LGIM’s company engagements

Covid-19 and threat of climate change drives increase in LGIM’s company engagements

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), one of the world’s largest asset managers, has released its tenth annual ‘Active Ownership’ report, which reveals that over the course of 2020, it increased company engagements by 21 per cent and continued to vote globally, opposing the election of more than 4,700 company directors, as it sought to effect positive change at companies in which it invests.

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L&G Workplace Pensions and L&G Mastertrust set out roadmap to net zero by 2050

L&G Workplace Pensions and L&G Mastertrust set out roadmap to net zero by 2050

L&G’s Workplace DC business, together with the L&G Mastertrust, has unveiled its proposed roadmap to achieve net-zero by 2050 across all of the its auto-enrolment default investment options. The initiative builds on L&G’s commitment to net zero by 2050 and coincides with the publication of LGIM’s tenth annual Active Ownership Report.

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Blank Rome formally announces national ESG Governance Team

Blank Rome formally announces national ESG Governance Team

Blank Rome has formally announced its national Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Team, a multi-disciplinary group comprised of more than 25 attorneys from across the firm’s offices and practices who have been advising clients for decades in the areas of environmental compliance and management; natural resources and responsible energy development; human capital management; socially responsible, sustainable, and impact investing; capital markets; and governance best practices. 

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Sackers launches fifth ESG guide

Sackers launches fifth ESG guide

Sacker & Partners LLP (Sackers), the UK’s specialist law firm for pensions and retirement savings, has published its fifth guide for trustees on ESG and climate change. The aim of this new guide is to help pension scheme trustees understand and respond to the latest regulatory requirements, focusing in particular on climate-related risks for their pension schemes and related disclosure requirements.