Council pension funds to 'double down' on corporate governance

By Dan Peters | 21 May 2020

Council pension fund investors have vowed to ‘double down’ on demanding the highest standards of corporate governance from boards despite the pressures caused by COVID-19.

Cllr Doug McMurdo, chair of Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF), whose members collectively own £300bn of assets, said it would not give companies a ‘free pass in hard times’.

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