Frank Curtiss writes: Current changes to the UK stewardship regime offer asset owners in the UK and elsewhere the opportunity to shape the landscape of responsible share ownership. As someone who has worked in the pensions sector for more than 20 years, I believe it is time that asset owners took a clear leadership role in the stewardship debate. Specifically I call on pension funds exposed to "UK Plc" - that means funds inside and outside the UK - to endorse publicly the new UK Stewardship Code. [Read full article …]
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