In this blog, Matt Selfe discuses how both the government and individuals are placing more emphasis on responsible corporate practices and how this trend brings potential opportunities to investors.
I am an actuary with nearly 20 years’ experience spanning pensions, investment and sustainability.
I am head of responsible investment at LCP, helping LCP’s clients to include environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) factors in their investment processes, with the aim of delivering sustainable long-term financial returns. I seek pragmatic and proportionate approaches that are suitable for the majority of our clients, enabling them to meet the Pension Regulator’s expectations in the area of responsible investment in a time and cost effective manner.
I ensure that ESG and stewardship considerations are embedded in LCP’s investment manager research across all asset classes, so that our assessment of managers’ responsible investment practices influences our manager selection advice to clients. I also lead LCP’s research into specialist investment funds that have an ESG focus.
I was a member of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ Resource and Environment Board from January 2014 to August 2019. My role included chairing the Board’s research subcommittee and leading a working party that produced four reports to help pensions actuaries take account of environmental issues in their advice.
LCP consistently deliver a quality service in a way that makes my working life easier.
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In this blog, Claire Jones discusses whether fossil fuel divestment is an appropriate action for trustees.
The large majority of non life insurers now hold investments outside of the traditional areas of short dated developed government bonds, investment-grade corporate bonds and cash according to new research from LCP.23 May 2019
In the press release Claire Jones and Matt Gibson share new findings from LCP's Responsible Investment Survey7 March 2018
LCP is pleased to support an initiative by the AMNT and UKSIF which acknowledges the importance of environmental, social and governance issues to pension scheme investments25 September 2017
Investment trends across the UK non life insurance market
In this publication, our in-depth interviews with key decision-makers at 22 non-life insurers show that the large majority of insurers now hold investments outside of the ‘traditional’ allocations to short-dated developed government bonds, investment grade corporate bonds and cash.
Responsible investment within pensions for corporate sponsors
Are you considering Responsible Investment (RI) but want more information? This useful summary explains what aspects of RI you should be considering and how RI can help the future of your business.
How ESG issues are reflected in our advice
How we support the six Principles for Responsible Investment and reflect them in our client advice.
Responsible investment in DB schemes
How can you incorporate responsible investment into your DB pension investment strategy? Our guide explains.
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