Hampshire Pension Fund Responsible Investment Sub-Committee - Tuesday, 20th October, 2020 10.00 am

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To receive any apologies for absence.


Declarations of Interest

All Members who believe they have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in any matter to be considered at the meeting must declare that interest and, having regard to Part 3 Paragraph 1.5 of the County Council's Members’ Code of Conduct, leave the meeting while the matter is discussed, save for exercising any right to speak in accordance with Paragraph 1.6 of the Code.  Furthermore all Members with a Personal Interest in a matter being considered at the meeting should consider, having regard to Part 5, Paragraph 4 of the Code, whether such interest should be declared, and having regard to Part 5, Paragraph 5 of the Code, consider whether it is appropriate to leave the meeting while the matter is discussed, save for exercising any right to speak in accordance with the Code.



Election of Chairman

To appoint a Chairman to sit until the next Annual Meeting of the Sub-Committee in 2021.


Election of Vice-Chairman

To appoint a Vice-Chairman to sit until the Annual Meeting of the Sub-Committee in 2021.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 257 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting on 6 March 2020.



To receive any deputations under Standing Order 12.


Chairman's Announcements

To receive any announcements the Chairman may wish to make.


Scheme Member Communication pdf icon PDF 213 KB

To update the sub-committee on communication to and from scheme members since the last meeting on 6 March 2020.



Shareholder Voting Highlight Report pdf icon PDF 305 KB

To provide information on how the Pension Fund’s investment managers have voted on behalf of the Fund for the equities that they are invested in during the period January 2020 to June 2020.



Exclusion of Press and Public

That in relation to the following items the press and public be excluded from the meeting, as it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of proceedings, that if a member of the public were present during the items there would be disclosure to them of exempt information within Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, and further that in all circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exempt information outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons set out in the report.



Confirmation of the Exempt Minutes of the previous meeting

To confirm the exempt minutes of the meeting held on 6 March 2020.


Environmental, Social and Governance Assessment

To consider a report from consultants MJ Hudson Spring assessing how Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues are being managed in the Pension Fund’s investments – both by the investment managers employed by the fund and the companies and funds it invests in.




Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Portfolio

To consider a report proposing a change to the Pension Fund’s investment in Baillie Gifford’s Global Alpha global equities portfolio which would reduce the carbon footprint of the investments in the portfolio.