No of Member Volunteers required
Up to 6
Timeframe and Commitment
1 May – 16 June 2021
The Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) has published a Call for Evidence seeking views on pension trustees’ approaches to social factors and resulting risks and opportunities for their schemes.
Pension trustees are the target audience for the Call for Evidence; seven of the eight questions are specifically addressed at trustees and CFA UK does not propose to respond to these. However, the final question (Q8), relating directly or indirectly to investment in Emerging Markets, is open:
“What opportunities are there for trustees to invest, directly or indirectly in companies solving social issues in developing or emerging markets? How attractive are these investments?”
CFA UK invites applications for up to 6 volunteers to join 4 members of CFA UK’s Pension Expert Panel and write a response to the DWP addressing the above question. Applications should provide some initial views on how the applicant would answer the question.
The purpose and activity of this working group is to:
Who are CFA UK looking for?
What will you get out of it?