The costs of climate change, caused by extreme weather events and the move towards a carbon-neutral economy, can have a significant impact on companies and the financial markets.
This in turn means it can affect the assets of a pension scheme like ours, and ultimately affect your pension pot.
With this in mind, the scheme’s investment manager, RPMI Railpen, considers climate change in all its investment decisions and takes action to reduce the risks to your savings wherever needed.
It’s all part of an investment process designed to:
In terms of climate change in particular, this includes:
RPMI Railpen also actively supports a number of global climate change initiatives, including:
The company recently published its first stand-alone Climate-Related Disclosure, explaining RPMI Railpen’s work on climate change to date and its plans for the future. This will be updated every year to reflect the fast moving nature of climate change and you can read it in full here
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