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9-10 March | Online

ESG Conference 2022

Pensions, people, planet


The PLSA’s ESG Conference brings you an online two-day programme with a dynamic mix of keynote speeches, educational sessions, topic deep dives, and quick-fire updates. We’re cover every angle of ESG for the pensions sector.

This is the place to engage with your peers on the issues that matter most.

Details of the 2023 event will be released in the Autumn.

Speakers included:

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Rt Hon Thérèse Coffey MP

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

David Shukman

Journalist, author and presenter

Faith Ward

Chief Responsible Investment Officer, Brunel Pension Partnership

John Chilman

Chair, PLSA Policy Board; Chief Executive Officer, Railpen

Mark Fawcett

Chief Investment Officer, Nest

Dr Tamsin Edwards

Climate Scientist and Government Adviser

David Craig

Co-Chair, Taskforce on Nature-Related Financial Disclosures

Alexander Stafford MP

Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group for Environmental, Social & Governance

Caroline Escott

Senior Investment Manager, Railpen

Brian Henderson

Member, PLSA Policy Board; Director of Consulting, Mercer

Victoria Barron

Head of Sustainable Investment, BT Pension Scheme

Adam Matthews

Chief Responsible Investment Officer, Church of England Pensions Board; Chair, Transition Pathway Initiative

Jane Firth

Head of Responsible Investment, Border to Coast

Charles Wookey

CEO, A Blueprint for Better Business

Archie Struthers

Co-Chair, Aligning Stewardship across Asset Owners and Investment Managers - Investment Industry Steering Group



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 2022 sponsors included


If you have any queries or further information about the event please contact Nikolina Hudi:
 [email protected] or 0207 601 1710.

PLSA CEO Julian Mund outlined the Association’s goals for the year ahead. 

TNFD co-chair David Craig talked to delegates ahead of the release of the TNFD beta framework 

Our panel discussed the PLSA’s joint research with CIPD, High Pay Centre and Railpen on Workforce reporting, and the PLSA’s Stewardship and Voting Guidelines.  

Dame Thérèse Coffey MP told delegates that 2023 will be the ‘year of the trustee’ and that government is bringing forward legislation to make it easier for schemes to invest in productive finance. 


You can catch up with anything you’ve missed on-demand until 6 April.