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  • Royal London AM invests £260m in UK regenerative agriculture farmland

    27 March 2024

    Royal London Asset Management has acquired 21,000 acres of farmland in a £260 million joint venture with the South Yorkshire Pensions Authority (SYPA), which will be used for regenerative agriculture projects and nature-based solutions.

  • RLAM launches global equity transition fund

    08 November 2022
  • Just one listed electric utility is aligned with 1.5°C pathway, says Climate Action 100+

    20 October 2021

    Investor engagement initiative Climate Action 100+ (CA100+) has outlined the climate actions it expects electric utility firms to take..

  • LGIM, Aviva join call for UK to mandate transition plans

    11 October 2021

    Aviva Investors and Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) are among organisations calling on the UK government to require large, listed companies to prepare and disclose 'transition' plans to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Brunel launches £2.1bn ESG-integrated sterling corporate bond fund

    06 August 2021

    The £30 billion ($42 billion) Brunel Pension Partnership has appointed Royal London to manage its new £2.1 billion sterling corporate bond fund...

  • SSE bows to investor pressure to publish first Just Transition strategy

    19 November 2020

    Energy utility SSE has published what it says is the first company Just Transition plan, following pressure from investors to spell out how it plans to support employees, consumers and its supply chain as it cuts its emissions to net zero by 2050.

  • Investors ask Drax for clarity on Just Transition plans

    30 March 2020

    Aviva, BMO and the Church of England Pensions Board are among investors that have asked Drax to more clearly demonstrate how it will support its workers in the energy transition, Environmental Finance can reveal.

  • Proposed EU taxonomy 'potentially a massive waste of time', says UK investor

    12 June 2018

    The EU's proposed taxonomy of sustainable finance "will potentially be a massive waste of time" because of the long time needed to create it, said Ashley Hamilton Claxton, head of responsible investments at Royal London Asset Management (RLAM).

  • RLAM shuts £35m UK ethical fund

    14 July 2017

    Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) is set to close its £35 million ($45.2 million) UK Ethical Equity Fund after six years to focus on its £536 million Sustainable Leaders Fund.