10:30 – 11:00
Welcome Coffee & Refreshments
Secretary to the Local Government Pension Scheme Advisory Board
11:00 – 11:45
Session 1 | Panel: Communication
Topics to be covered include: talking to members and employers, external publication of information to minimise administration and engagement overheads. Managing communications through avenues such as online social media and email, reducing FOI requests.
Assistant Director – LGPS Senior Officer
Surrey Pension Fund
Head of Communications and Engagement
London Pensions Fund Authority
11:45 – 12:30
Session 2 | Panel: Formulating your investment strategy to meet your RI goals
Topics to be covered include: the role of consultants, decision-making, risk, transparency, and reporting. Features a case study from the LGPS on formulating and implementing an investment strategy.
Senior Sustainable Investment Consultant
Investment Specialist – Sustainable Investing Director
UBS Asset Management
12:30 – 13:30
13:30 – 14:20
Session 3 | Panel: Application and Implementation of the Stewardship Code
What’s expected from a stewardship code application? How will your implementation of the Stewardship Code impact on your operations, governance, and investment strategy?
Managing Director – Asset Owner Solutions
Responsible Investment Manager
Head of Stewardship
14:20 – 15:30
Session 4 | Open Floor Discussion – How much regulation do we need?
TCFD, TNFD, levelling up, and local and national impact are amongst a range of issues which are taxing the LGPS. Could standardised guidance help the LGPS achieve better outcomes? What would that guidance look like? This interactive session asks for input from delegates on how best to develop strategies for dealing with regulation and guidance changes. Features a case study looking at real life implementation of committee decisions.
National Office for Capital Stewardship
Cllr Roger Phillips
Local Government Pension Scheme Advisory Board
15:30 – 16:30
Networking Drinks Reception