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Pensions: Invest in our future, not the past

Dr Neil Jennings, Partnership Development Manager at the Grantham Institute, takes a look at the USS pensions scheme and considers how you can take more control of your pension investments. [Updated 10/09/2018] If you could choose where your pension was invested what would you go for? Tobacco companies maybe? I suspect not. But, if you have a USS pension (or potentially any other pension), that … Continue reading Pensions: Invest in our future, not the past

Divestment 2.0: The power is in the eyes of the investor

Sam Gill from ET Index explores the issue of how to avoid investing in fossil fuels. Sam is Chief Executive Officer at ET Index, a Climate-KIC backed company that has been based between the Imperial Innovations Incubator and Level39 Canary Wharf since its inception in 2014. It is a spin out for the independent not-for-profit research body, the Environmental Investment Organisation. Investing in carbon intensive companies … Continue reading Divestment 2.0: The power is in the eyes of the investor