Pensions Committee Briefing 2020

This briefing addresses concerns raised by councillors concerning fossil fuel divestment. It tackles four main areas of concern which have been raised by Pensions Committee members:

  • Concern A – What is the purpose of divestment?
  • Concern B – Do the risks of fossil fuel investment outweigh the rewards?
  • Concern C – Why should the fund strategy change from engagement to divestment?
  • Concern D – Who is responsible for divestment policy?