As a public interest body, the IFoA is a supporter of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and their underlying principle of global prosperity for people and the planet, ensuring that no one is left behind.
Many of us do not know how our pension pot is invested and it is not always easy to understand whether the investments fit with our values. Global leaders have committed to the Paris Agreement, and harnessing the capital in financial markets will be crucial to meeting this target.
Actuaries have expertise in green finance and climate-related financial disclosures, which will support the transition to a net-zero carbon economy. In addition to Climate Action (Goal 13), actuaries have expertise across a number of the goals, including financing major infrastructure projects (Goal 9), managing the transition to a less-cash society (Goal 10) and improving road safety (Goal 3).
Learn about our work on climate change and sustainability
For overviews of our policies in this area, view our sustainability policy summaries.
Learn about our work on climate change and sustainability with our research, consultation responses, blog posts, and more at our sustainability hub.