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Past meetings : Money Purchase Pensions Forum

Details of all recent past meetings and speakers are set out below.  In addition, details of older past meetings are available on request from Meeting Responses. You can also download our Meeting History here.

Topic: ESG & Climate Risk – Latest Developments and Practical Issues for Trustees?

Date: 17 November 2020

Venue: Virtual Forum Seminar

Details:

Our panel of speakers addressed:

  • What are the key practical legal, investment and governance considerations, when setting a ESG and Climate Risk policy today?
  • How should schemes be completing their Implementation Statements and be preparing for the latest regulatory requirements and disclosures on ESG and Climate Risk?
  • What member communications challenges are faced by trustees in this area and what should be included in the Chair’s Report?
  • Should more ethical funds be offered or should they be simply the default?
  • Why is sustainability no longer optional but an imperative for building resilient portfolios for DC schemes? How can this be done in practice?
  • What has recent performance from ESG Funds been in light of Covid-19?
  • How can schemes effectively consider E, S and G separately?
  • What can schemes be doing now to prepare for TCFD reporting requirements?

Presentations were be followed by a live and interactive Q&A session.

Topic: Virtual Forum Seminar: Post Covid-19 Improving Member Outcomes: Keeping the Pension Scammers at Bay!

Date: 20 October 2020

Venue: Virtual Forum Seminar

Details:

Given the important issue of pension scams, especially in light of Covid-19, we looked at some of the potentially more damaging scams and considered just what can and indeed should trustees do now to help prevent scams that could ultimately damage member outcomes?