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TPR's Climate Change Guidance Consultation

TPR's Climate Change Guidance Consultation

22 July 2021 | 14:00 – 15:00

TPR's Climate Change Guidance Consultation

From 1 October 2021, trustees of certain schemes face new requirements intended to improve the quality of governance and reporting as they address climate-related risks and opportunities. The new guidance describes what trustees will need to do and report on in order to comply with the new legislation.

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    free for members and non-members
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    1 hour

    of CPD

Event Details


Topics of discussion:

Mark Potter, Policy Lead and Brendan Walshe, Investment Consultant at TPR, will be discussing the regulator’s Climate Change Guidance Consultation, which is seeking views on new guidance designed to help trustees meet tougher standards of governance in relation to climate change risks and opportunities.

The consultation, which ends on 31 August 2021, also includes the publication of TPR’s monetary penalties policy (MPP), which outlines its approach to imposing penalties for non-compliance.

Who should attend:
  • Pension scheme managers
  • Trustees
  • Administrators
  • Policy advisers
  • Consultants 
  • Lawyers
  • Corporate IFAs
  • Investment managers 
  • Actuaries
  • Communication professionals
  • Scheme secretaries
  • Financial directors 
  • HR representatives
The venue
Event Venue Brighttalk 2


Hear from the experts

Lesley Alexander
Lesley Alexander
- President
Charlotte Wightwick
Charlotte Wightwick
- Policy Business Lead

Charlotte is a Policy Business Lead at TPR, responsible for policy on our Scrutiny of Decision Making and Bold and Effective Regulation strategic priorities.

She is also a member of TPR’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Prior to joining TPR, Charlotte worked for DWP for nearly 18 years, including on Automatic Enrolment, Defined Benefit and pensioner poverty policy, as well as on a range of welfare to work issues.

Brendan Walshe
Brendan Walshe
- Investment Consultant

Brendan joined The Pensions Regulator in March 2015 and is a member of the Regulator’s Investment Consulting Team. Within his current role, Brendan acts as an adviser within TPR and provides advice on DB investment and funding strategies and contributes to the regulation of DC pension schemes. Brendan also provides specialist investment input to TPR’s regulatory policy and publications, including DB and DC Codes of Practice and regulatory guidance.

Prior to joining the regulator, Brendan worked with a number of leading consultancies providing advice to private and public-sector clients on all aspects of pension scheme investment, risk management and governance. Brendan has regularly spoken at industry conferences and contributed to a range of industry publications.

Brendan is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and has contributed to a range of Institute working parties.