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LGPS Central pool holds first Responsible Investments Summit

LGPS Central pool holds first Responsible Investments Summit

Posted July 19, 2019

The LGPS Central pool was proud to host its first Responsible Investment Summit, ‘At the Heart of Investments’ in Birmingham last week. Pension Committee and Local Pension Board representatives from all of the Pool’s Partner Funds attended the event to hear about key Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues pension funds may need to take[…]

LGPS Central Limited receives FCA approval for All World Equity Climate Multi Factor Fund

LGPS Central Limited receives FCA approval for All World Equity Climate Multi Factor Fund

Posted July 3, 2019

We’re pleased to confirm that the LGPS Central Limited All World Equity Climate Multi Factor Fund has received approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Investment Director for Passive Equities, David Evans, said: “We’re really excited about the launch of this fund, which will support the fantastic responsible investment work that’s so important to us.[…]

Brave employees take on City Cycle Challenge!

Brave employees take on City Cycle Challenge!

Posted June 7, 2019

Eight fearless members of the LGPS Central Limited team will take part in Wolverhampton’s first ever City Cycle Challenge later this month, where they’ll have their resolve pushed to the ultimate limit as they compete against other teams in the city to cycle the furthest in a 40 minute sprint. All money raised will go[…]

LGPS Central Limited receives FCA approval for Corporate Bond Fund

LGPS Central Limited receives FCA approval for Corporate Bond Fund

Posted May 29, 2019

We’re delighted that our Global Active Investment Grade Corporate Bond Fund has received approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Investment Director for Fixed Income and Deputy CIO, Gordon Ross, said: “This is an important step in the process of the fund launch and we’re glad to have been given approval. “This not only fulfils[…]

New tools to deliver greater value for savers launched

New tools to deliver greater value for savers launched

Posted May 24, 2019

New tools to help pension schemes to deliver greater value for money for millions of savers have been launched this week by the Cost Transparency Initiative (CTI) – whose Board members include LGPS Central Limited’s CIO Jason Fletcher. The tools comprise of templates and guidance for asset managers, and other suppliers of services to pension[…]

Double nomination for Institutional Investor UK & Ireland Peer-to-Peer Awards

Double nomination for Institutional Investor UK & Ireland Peer-to-Peer Awards

Posted May 15, 2019

We’re delighted to announce that we‘ve been nominated for two awards in this year’s Institutional Investor UK & Ireland Peer-to-Peer Awards. Jason Fletcher has been nominated for ‘CIO of the Year’ and our Director for Responsible Investment and Engagement Michael Marshall and his team have been nominated in the ‘Best ESG Programme’ category. Asset Allocating[…]

LGPS Central Limited supporting Paris Agreement portfolio alignment

LGPS Central Limited supporting Paris Agreement portfolio alignment

Posted May 2, 2019

LGPS Central Limited is proud to be part of a new initiative exploring how investors can align their portfolios to the goals of the Paris Agreement. The new initiative, launched by the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), aims to help develop a common understanding of the concepts relating to alignment with the Paris[…]

Consultation Responses

Consultation Responses

Posted April 3, 2019

Please click below for LGPS Central Limited consultation responses: Just Transition Enquiry Written Response (April 2021) European Commission consultation on Non-Finacial Reporting Directive (June 2020)  Home Office consultation on strengthening section 54 (transparency in supply chains requirements) of the Modern Slavery Act (Sept 2019) Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government consultation on draft statutory guidance on[…]

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