Charity Trustees are accountable to multiple stakeholders; staff, supporters, beneficiaries and wider society. As well as potentially acting as Pension Scheme Trustees for staff funds, Trustees may also be responsible for the Investment of a charity’s reserves.
It has always been important for charities to align their Investment strategy to the Mission and Objectives of the organisation. The Charity Commissioners have made it clear, for some time, just how important this issue is for charities, not least because of potential reputational risk. Click HERE for a link to the most recent guidance.
ESG Accord can work with Charity Trustees to develop a Sustainable Finance strategy for both pension assets and broader investment assets. This can be aligned to your Mission Statement and goals, as well as meet the broader disclosure requirements.