The National Employment Savings Trust (Nest) is a workplace pension scheme set up by the government. Any employer can use it. Read more about their ethical fund here.
NEST offers an ethical fund that has a policy on nuclear weapons, but it is not the default.
NEST offers an ethical fund that has a policy on nuclear weapons, but it is not the default scheme. They has promised to ‘look to develop’ a position on nuclear weapons for the default fund, especially if members’ sentiment required this.
Want to encourage them to pursue this course of action? Get in contact with NEST to tell them you want them to be more transparent, more ethical, and more comprehensive in their policy on controversial weapons.
Email NEST using our template to bring your concerns to their attention.
@nestpensions Stop investing in nuclear weapons-producing companies! Having an ethical option is not enough – customers should not have to opt-in to being ethical and blanket exclusions should be the norm #InvestingInChange @UKNWFRGTweet
@nestpensions How will the ratification of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons affect your business practices? #InvestingInChange @UKNWFRGTweet
@nestpensions Your customers deserve to know their money is being invested in nuclear weapons-producing companies, please make your policy more clear on your website and consult with your customers on this issue. #InvestingInChange @UKNWFRGTweet
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