The Fund added its name to the latest Global Investor Statement to Governments on the Climate Crisis. The statement delivers the strongest ever investor call for governments to raise their climate ambition and implement range of meaningful policies.
The Fund joined the call for the US Securities and Exchange Commission to mandate climate disclosure. Climate disclosure is essential to making sound investment decisions and providing investors clarity about risks they should measure and disclose – and rules are needed to provide comparable, consistent information.
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
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