An overview of the ESG hurdles facing pension scheme trustees

In an in-depth article for Solicitors Journal, partner Stuart O’Brien and senior associate Lucy Swart-Mallett review the hurdles facing pension scheme trustees in relation to ESG issues. While trustees have largely got to grips with various regulatory changes since 2019, feedback from the regulator has indicated that there are still areas to tackle and obstacles to overcome. In addition, the continued development of the government’s Green Finance Strategy and the increased global focus on issues such as biodiversity, suggests that there will likely be more requirements coming down the track. Stuart and Lucy consider what trustees are facing today and set out what they can expect going forward.

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