LAPFF brings together a diverse range of local authority pension funds (87 funds and 6 pools) with combined assets of over £350 billion. Formed in 1990, it:
LAPFF investment policies have important implications for their beneficiaries, local communities, council taxpayers and the wider economy. The powerful influence gained by such funds acting together as shareholders on issues of common concern has considerable potential in relation to companies where they invest.
The Forum meets quarterly and provides an opportunity for discussion and debate on a broad range of investment issues concerned with shareholder responsibilities and action. Membership brings considerable benefits in the fast changing world of pension fund investment with meetings providing an opportunity for discussion and debate. Members of the Forum construct agendas themselves and meetings are serviced by PIRC Limited, as the appointed research and engagement partner to the Forum.
PIRC is the UK's leading independent research and advisory consultancy providing services to institutional investors on corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. Since 1986 it has been the pioneer and champion of good corporate governance within the UK.
For more information and access to LAPFF's Newsletters, visit www.lapfforum.org.