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  • USS strengthens responsible investment ambitions with new Head of Responsible Investment

    Universities Superannuation Scheme Limited (USS) – the trustee of one of the largest pension schemes in the UK – is delighted to announce Sandra Carlisle as the new Head of Responsible Investment at USS Investment Management Limited (USSIM), the principal investment manager and adviser to the scheme.

  • Improving climate analysis with the University of Exeter

    Climate scenario analysis is a vital tool to help us assess the financial risks we face as investors under various future climate outcomes. We’ve worked with the University of Exeter to develop four new climate scenarios that are more useful for our investment decision-making.

  • USS publishes 2023 Report and Accounts

    Universities Superannuation Scheme has published its annual Report and Accounts, covering the financial year to 31 March 2023 – a year marked by significant volatility across financial markets.