Stewardship Central

Stewardship Central

This page provides tools to equip asset owners, particularly pension funds, to be able to understand and fulfil their stewardship responsibilities.

The Stewardship Disclosure Framework

These Frameworks enable an at a glance understanding of the different approaches taken to stewardship by different asset managers.

View the Stewardship Disclosure Framework

Our Stewardship Policy

This includes our principles for stewardship best practice

View our Stewardship Policy

The Stewardship Code implementation questionnaire

This questionnaire provides a framework through which pension funds can disclose their commitment to the Stewardship Code. Funds may wish to complete and submit this document to the FRC.

View the Stewardship code implementation questionnaire

Our aide-memoire crib-sheet

This provides trustees with a series of questions to consider when speaking with their current and prospective investment managers.

View the aide-memoire crib-sheet

Stewardship - what are industry leaders doing?

The below slides are give an overview of pension funds and investment stewardship, and help form a view of best practice.
Pension funds and investment stewardship: what are industry leaders doing?Pension funds and investment stewardship: what are industry leaders doing?


In January 2015 sixteen UK pension funds published a Guide to Responsible Investment Reporting in Public Equity. Good quality reporting can help improve the transparency and accountability between asset owners and their fund managers and as such the guide has been developed as part of the pension funds wider efforts to include responsible investing in fund manager selection and monitoring processes. Download here.

Stewardship Survey

Our annual survey of PLSA members examines pension funds attitudes towards responsible investment and looks at stewardship practices across the industry. Download the survey here.