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UK government taskforce pushes pension schemes to consider social factors

The guidance warns pension schemes they can be exposed to companies – possibly through the supply chain – that are engaged in modern slavery including child labour. If caught, such companies face criminal sanctions, delisting and asset freezes. (Photo: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg)

The UK government’s Taskforce on Social Factors is consulting over guidelines for pension funds to consider ESG factors when making investments

The UK government’s Taskforce on Social Factors, which was launched in February, has opened a consultation on how pension funds engage with social issues when investing.

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