Responsible Investment

NESPF takes its role as a responsible investor very seriously. As a long term investor the Fund has a duty to engage with the company's we invest in on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, and to work with others to effect change on ESG issues.

To enable us to accomplish this we are members/signatories of:

  • Local Authority Pension Fund ForumĀ 
  • Principles of Responsible Investment
  • UK Stewardship Code - Tier 1
  • Climate Action 100+ - The Fund is a supporter of this initiative
  • Carbon Disclosure Project - Climate change program

Our Statement of Investment Principles can be viewed on our Policies & Statements page.

  • Local Authority Pension Fund Forum

    To enhance our governance strategy NESPF joined the LAPFF in April 2007.

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  • Voting

    NESPF seeks to encourage the companies it invests in to operate the highest standards of corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. As a major long term shareholder, the main tools open to the Fund to use its influence is by the responsible exercise of its voting power and engagement on social and environmental factors with the companies in which it invests.

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  • Principles for Responsible Investment

    To enable NESPF to be more global in its engagement in August 2010 the Fund signed up to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment which is now known as PRI. Over 1600 companies from all over the world have signed up to the Principles.

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