Q3 Quarterly Engagement Report

October 30th 2023


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LAPFF’s Quarterly Engagement Report for July to September 2023 is out now.

Highlights include:

  • LAPFF welcomes its new member, the ACCESS pool, bringing the membership to 87 LGPS funds and seven pooled companies.
  • LAPFF engages with global insurers on approaches to decarbonisation and natural resources.
  • The ‘Say on Climate’ initiative grows to encourage more companies to put a vote on climate transition plans.
  • Mining and Human Rights engagements continue with Anglo American, BHP, Glencore, Rio Tinto, and Vale and with a new mining company, Grupo Mexico, as LAPFF was approached by community members affected by a 2014 leak at one of the company’s tailings ponds in Sonora, Mexico.
  • LAPFF’s chair, Cllr Doug McMurdo, meets the chairs of three water companies to ensure that reputational risks and regulatory scrutiny around environmental performance are addressed.
  • LAPFF meets with Volkswagen and Volvo Group, both for the first time, on the issue of critical mineral sourcing.
  • Doug McMurdo meets the chair of Shell to discuss its unsatisfactory Energy Transition Plan.
  • LAPFF joins calls with Mizuho Financial Group, China Construction Bank (CCB), and Huaneng Power through Asia Research and Engagement’s Energy Transition Platform

Click to view the LAPFF Q3 2023 QER