As an investor, we are an active owner committed to managing our investments effectively. We seek to maximize long-term investment returns – to enable our members to have a secure financial future – and we are committed to ethical and responsible investment.
As a Church of England institution, we invest in a way that is consistent with the ethos and ethics of the Church of England, and we are guided in this by the Ethical Investment Advisory Group.
Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures Report 2022
The Church of England Pensions Board is pleased to publish its third report aligned with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and its first standalone climate change report.2022 Report
Stewardship is at the heart of our investment approach. We use our voice, votes and build partnerships with other investors to drive change on the issues that matter most to our members and the world they will retire into.
Last year, we put together this short video of highlights to accompany the publication of our 2021 Stewardship report.
We manage over £3 billion in assets
We have over 40,000 beneficiaries
We engage annually with 2,000+ companies
Who we are
The Pensions Board’s Investment team includes specialists in investment, operations and ethical and responsible investment. We are a fully integrated function, led by the Chief Investment Officer and the Chief Responsible Investment Officer. This means that to deliver on our objectives, we operate strategically through a thoughtful and collaborative approach.
We operate three main separate pension schemes. For investment purposes, our assets are pooled to enable economies of scale and access to investment opportunities.
Our in-house Investment Team oversees our investments, ensuring the funds are ethically invested and well stewarded. Our objective is to be a leading pension fund on responsible investment matters
Our Board of Trustees ensures good governance, best practice adherence and that our institution’s ethos is reflected at a strategic level and through the team’s priorities.