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The Agenda is as follows;

1. Welcome, introductions, apologies and declaration of interests

2. Actions and Agreements from 11 September 2023 Paper A

3.Climate Scenario Analyses (presentation by Jack Oliver from University of Exeter)

4. Report by Islamic Scholar into Sharia Compliance (presentation by Mufti Faraz Adam from Amanah Advisors)

5.Update on Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill - aka Boycotts, Divestment & Sanctions (BDS) Bill

6. Report from Cross Pool Responsible Investment (RI) Group Paper B

7. Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) update

8. Consultation by Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) Taskforce on Social Factors – response deadline 1 December 2023

9.AOB and date of next meeting

The meeting is due to finish at 4pm

The Agenda is as follows;

1. Welcome, introductions, apologies and declaration of interests

2. Actions and Agreements from 17th May 2023 Paper A

3.DLUHC Update

4. Report from cross-pool RI group

5.DLUHC update

6. Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill Paper B

7. FRC Report on ESG Data Distribution and Consumption

8. UK Sustainability Disclosure Technical Advisory Committee – Call for evidence

9. FCA proposed equity listing rule reforms

10.AOB and date of next meeting

The meeting is due to finish at 4pm

The Agenda is as follows;

1. Welcome, introductions, apologies and declaration of interests

2. Actions and Agreements from 15th March 2023 Paper A

3.Discussion UK infrastructure/Levelling Up investments

4.Climate risk reporting – progress with RI sub-group of pool representatives

5.DLUHC update

6.Teach in on TNFD – 24th May

7.AOB and date of next meeting

The meeting is due to finish at 1pm

The Agenda is as follows;

1. Welcome, introductions, apologies and declaration of interests

2. Actions and Agreements from 9th November 2022 Paper A

3.DLUHC update

4.Climate risk reporting in the private sector – Review of first year reports Paper B (CONFIDENTIAL, circulated via email)

5.Climate Risk Reporting Readiness Survey Analysis Paper C (CONFIDENTIAL, circulated via email)

6.Standardisation of Climate Risk Reporting markers Paper D

7.Discussion of preferred definition of UK infrastructure/Levelling Up investments

8.Discussion on LGPS approach to TNFD

9.AOB and Date of next meeting

The meeting is due to finish at 4pm

The Agenda is as follows;

1. Welcome, introductions, apologies and declaration of interests

2. Actions and Agreements from 14th September 2022 Paper A

3. Draft Climate Risk Reporting Consultation Response - Paper B (CONFIDENTIAL, circulated via email)

4.Update from Working Group on Scheme-level Reporting – verbal update

5.DLUHC Update

6. AOB and Date of next meeting

The meeting is due to finish at 1pm

The Agenda is as follows;

1. Welcome, introductions, apologies and declaration of interests

2. Actions and Agreements from 13th July 2022 Paper A

3. DLUHC update

4.Climate Risk Reporting – Paper B

5.Levelling Up

6. AOB and Date of next meeting

The meeting is due to finish at 1pm

The Agenda is as follows;

1. Welcome, introductions, apologies and declaration of interests

2. Actions and Agreements from 18th May 2022 Paper A

3. DLUHC update

4.TCFD Reporting – Paper B

5.Levelling Up – Paper C

6. AOB and Date of next meeting

The meeting is due to finish at 4pm

The Agenda is as follows;

1. Welcome, introductions, apologies and declaration of interests

2. Actions and Agreements from 16th March 2022 Paper A

3. Queen’s Speech Update

4.Letters from Michael Lynk/UKLFI Paper B

5.DLUHC Regulatory/Consultation - Update

6. AOB and Date of next meeting

The meeting is due to finish at 1pm

A hybrid meeting from 11.00am to 1.00pm to consider the following Agenda items

1. Welcome, introductions and apologies

2. Actions and Agreements from 5th January 2022 - Paper A

3. Levelling Up White Paper - Copy of Board Paper

4. PSPJO Amendment on BDS Bill - Copy of Board Paper

5. Letters from Michael Lynk and UK Lawyers for Israel - Update

6. Investments in Russia - Discussion

7. AOB and date of next meeting

A virtual meeting from 11.00am to 12.30pm to consider the following Agenda items

1. Welcome, introductions and apologies

2. Actions and Agreements from 1st September 2021 - Paper A

3. Letter from Michael Lynk - Paper B

3. Paper B - Annex A

4. UK Stewardship Code 2020 Update

5. DLUHC Climate Risk and Reporting Update

6. Productive capital / impact investing in the LGPS

7. DWP Consultation on Paris Alignment Metric - Paper C

8. AOB and date of next meeting

A virtual meeting at 11.00am to 1.00pm to consider the following Agenda items

1. Welcome, introductions and apologies

2. Actions and Agreements from 7th July 2021 - Paper A

3. Presentation from Occupational Pensions Stewardship Council

4. MHCLG Update on Climate Risk and Reporting

5. A to Z Responsible Investment Guide Update

6. Stewardship Regulators' Group "Say on Climate" survey - Paper B (confidential) 

7. Pension Committee Engagement

8. AOB and date of next meeting

A virtual meeting from 11.00am to 1.00pm to consider the following Agenda items

1. Welcome, introductions and apologies

2. Actions and Agreements from 26th May 2021 - Paper A

3. MHCLG Update on Climate Change risk and reporting

4. A to Z Responsible Investment Guide Update

5. Response to DWP Call for Evidence on social investment - Paper B 

6. Investment Consultants' Membership Update

7. AOB and date of next meeting

A virtual meeting from 11.00am to 1.00pm to consider the following Agenda items

1. Welcome, introductions and apologies

2. Actions and Agreements from 14th April 2021 - Paper A

3. MHCLG Update on Climate Change risk and reporting

4. A to Z Responsible Investment Guide Update

5. Response to DWP Call for Evidence on social investment - Paper B 

6. AOB and date of next meeting

A virtual meeting from 11.00am to 1.00pm to consider the following Agenda items

1. Welcome, introductions and apologies

2. Actions and Agreements from 3rd March - Paper A

3. RIAG Terms of Reference - Paper B

4. MHCLG update on Climate risk and reporting

5. Response on APPG Just Transition

6. AOB and date of next meeting

On 3rd March 2021 the group met for the first time and considered the following items:

1. Welcome and introductions (from Chair and Cllr Phillips Chair of the SAB)

2. Draft terms of reference and working methods

3. RI website demonstration and role of RIAG

4. Advice on DWP’s consultation on Taking action on climate risk

5. The APPG’s enquiry on Just Transition

6. AOB included the DG/SAB The Local Authority Responsible Investment Seminar on the 28th and 29th April 2021 and a discussion on the National LGPS Stewardship Services Framework.

We are inaugural members of the Occupational Pensions Stewardship Council, which aims to promote and facilitate high standards of stewardship of pension assets