The Fund added its signature to a statement supporting the extension of the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety (the Accord). The Accord, set up following the collapse of Rana Plaza, looks to create safer work environments for garment workers.
The Fund has added its name to a new initiative being conducted by the Carbon Disclosure Project group. In Oct CDP will engage with 1900 high impact companies on committing and setting Science Based Targets aligned with 1.5°C temperature scenarios and approved by the Science Based Targets Initiative.
PRI coordinated letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission in the USA on the proposed changes to shareholder proposals and proxy firms - SEC Sign On Letter
PRI Investor Statement asking companies to redouble their efforts and demonstrate clear commitment to eliminating deforestation within their operations and supply chains - Investor Statement on Deforestation and Forest Fires
Climate Change - Global Investor Statement to Governments in advance of G20 Summit in Osaka - Global Investor Statement to Governments on Climate Change
Palm Oil - PRI Responsible Statement on Palm Oil - Investor Expectations on Palm Oil Statement
Statement - Investors urged Bangladesh Government Not to Abandon the Accord on Fire and Building Safety - Investor Statement on Bangladesh resulted in a one year extension
To enhance our governance strategy NESPF joined the LAPFF in April 2007.Find out more
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.Find out more
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.Find out more