Carbon footprinting in multi-asset funds – what USS has learned

20 February 2018

USS’s Co-Head of Responsible Investment, David Russell, was interviewed by S&P Dow Jones Indices about the approach we have taken to measure carbon footprinting across all asset classes (not just equities) – and some of the challenges we encountered when we tried to do this.

Click on the image to see the full interview.

David Russell video interview

Further information

USS has worked with a number of European pension funds to publish a document outlining the group’s views on the methodological challenges facing the process and what can be done to address them. This document, If carbon footprinting is the answer, then what is the question? A group of asset owners reflect on current practice in carbon reporting, can be found here.

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David Russell David Russell

Head of Responsible Investment
USS Investment Management