Entries by Shuen Chan

The EU Green Taxonomy: The Good, the Bad and the Future

August 2019 Introduction A lot has been written about the draft taxonomy since the European Commission’s Technical Expert Group (TEG) first published their report in June 2019, setting out their proposals on activities that should contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation in relation to the development of an EU classification system for environmentally sustainable […]

Insights & Reflections from London Climate Action Week 2019

July 2019 London Climate Action Week (LCAW) from 1-8 July 2019 gave the platform for a plethora of events staged by a spectrum of different actors and stakeholders. This provided an opportunity to reflect on the UK and the global landscape: on where we are right now in terms of tackling the climate emergency; and, […]

The Role of Pension Funds in Addressing the Low-Carbon Transition: Key Takeaways from Chatham House Meeting, 1 July 2019

On 1 July 2019, as part of the UK’s inaugural London Climate Action Week 2019, Sustineri, Pensions for Purpose and The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S) co-hosted a roundtable at Chatham House. The purpose of the gathering was to highlight major challenges and discuss pragmatic solutions in the UK pension fund industry in order […]

Sustineri at London Climate Action Week 2019

July 2019 As part of the London Climate Action Week, on 1 July, Sustineri, Pensions for Purpose and The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S  co-hosted a roundtable discussion at Chatham House on The Role of UK  Pension Funds in the Low-Carbon Transition. Representatives from local government and occupational pension schemes, and the policymaking and regulatory community, […]

Merseyside Pension Fund: Future-proofing its Responsible Investment Strategy

January 2019 Sustineri is pleased to announce that we have successfully completed an initiative with Merseyside Pension Fund (MPF), a large Local Government Pension Scheme in the UK. This exercise involved working with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, with the objective of reviewing the schemes’s Responsible Investing strategy to future-proof their broader investment strategy. […]

Now is the time for the EU to show international climate leadership

The Leadership Vacuum COP 24 has just begun in Poland and will finish on 14 December. There is a vacuum of leadership internationally on climate change right now. The US is occupying the place of Camus’s “The Outsider”. Moreover, it’s still not clear, for all their domestic action on the environment and their burgeoning renewables […]

Navigating Climate Scenario Analysis: A Guide for Institutional Investors

Sustineri is pleased to announce the launch of a new report on scenario analysis for institutional investors by the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC). Sustineri has been heavily involved in curating this guide, which has been the culmination of many months of roundtable discussions and collaboration with an institutional investor working group on scenario […]