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Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill - Report: Amendment 4 (14 Dec 2021)

Lord Ravensdale: ...strategic goal of the UK, but which does not detract from what the Government want from ARIA overall. Amendment 19 simply calls for ARIA to develop its own environmental and social governance, or ESG, strategy, to consider the impacts of the exercise of its functions and the projects which it funds. It would allow the board of ARIA to consider their own strategy for alignment with the...

National Farmers’ Union - Question ( 2 Mar 2022)

Lord Benyon: ...of the Treasury’s green taxonomy extremely seriously and making sure that we are focusing what Minette Batters talked about in her speech—the trillions of pounds floating around in the ESG markets —on nature’s recovery and benefiting farmers’ incomes by getting them access to that green finance.

Public Bill Committee: Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill: Examination of Witnesses ( 5 Sep 2023)

..., of course, environmental, social and governance is an issue in all investment these days. All the advisers that advise us in relation to our pension investments have some facility to advise on ESG. It might be thought that that strays into that area—tobacco, coal or whatever it is—but ESG works its way through to value and you start to realise that, actually, it is an investment...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Single Farm Payments (25 May 2004)

Alun Michael: ...between different farm types and sizes. Further information can be found in the Economic Position of the Farming Industry report published on the Defra website at

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Per Capita Costs ( 4 Feb 2016)

Sam Gyimah: The Education Services Grant (ESG) is unringfenced and local authorities therefore have complete discretion on how to spend this funding. The Department for Education has previously set out a list of activities that the grant is intended to fund, which can be found online here: ent_data/file/335723/ESG_AnnexA_reformatted.pdf Local...

Public Bill Committee: Financial Services and Markets Bill: Clause 20 - Financial promotion (25 Oct 2022)

...Affairs, Phoenix, Emma Wall, Head of Investment Analysis, Hargreaves Lansdown, Bruce Duguid, Head of Stewardship, Equity Ownership Services, Federated Hermes, Gemma Corrigan, Head of Policy and ESG Integration, Federated Hermes Limited, Romi Savova, CEO, PensionBee, Laura Chappell, CEO, Brunel Pension Partnership, Mike Williams Holiday, CEO, Aegon UK, Alex Perry, CEO, BUPA Insurance, Paul...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Agriculture: Financial Viability ( 5 Jun 2006)

Lord Rooker: ..., including forecasts of TIFF up to and including 2010, were published in March 2006 in Agriculture in the United Kingdom, 2005. This publication can be found at ations/auk/2005/Chapter2.pdf. The Government have set out their commitment to encouraging the long-term economic sustainability of farming in their Strategy for Sustainable Farming and Food.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Meat/Dairy Products (28 Feb 2005)

Alun Michael: ...Excise Data prepared by Trade statistics, Food Chain Analysis 3, DEFRA Further information on the production and supply of agricultural commodities can be found at: el. asp.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Pensions: Consumer Information (22 Oct 2020)

Guy Opperman: ...included the potential to signpost users to schemes’ Statement of Investment Principles and Implementation documents, which include information on schemes’ environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies and work. A summary of the responses to the Call for Input will shortly be published alongside the Programme’s next Progress Update Report, on its website –...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: British International Investment: Accountability ( 6 Jul 2023)

Andrew Mitchell: ...BII to report alleged breaches of the Policy on Responsible Investing by an investee, portfolio company of a fund or BII. BII regularly reports to FCDO on both environmental, social and governance (ESG) and Business Integrity issues. FCDO undertakes periodic reviews of BII's assurance processes and recommends actions to improve their robustness, and monitors implementation of these.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Housing (17 Jul 2006)

Yvette Cooper: ...,306 21,098 22,271 21,419 21,709 22,626 Total 61,730 59,858 61,635 61,876 62,090 65,125 For further information on the DEFRA classification please see: on.asp

Scottish Parliament: Global Capital Investment Plan (16 Mar 2021)

Ivan McKee: ...and downturn, and those are the sectors that have a real international comparative advantage that is mapped to strong global demand. The plan sets out how we will pivot our approach to target more ESG or ethical investment. Globally, there is a strong move towards responsible investing, and the growth of such funds has even accelerated during the Covid-19 pandemic. By focusing on those...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Agriculture (14 Oct 2009)

Jim Fitzpatrick: the survey account for 95 per cent. of national economic output from farming. No data are available for other similar arrangements, nor for earlier years. (1) JVF_Research_Project-Final_Report.pdf

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Farm Borrowing (12 Nov 2003)

Ben Bradshaw: ...for the United Kingdom are not available, but estimates for the other UK countries are available separately in the publication "Farm Incomes in the United Kingdom" ( t.asp)

Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill - Report: Amendment 11 (24 Mar 2022)

Lord Ravensdale: fund large nuclear projects. There are three aspects relating to financing of new nuclear that need to be highlighted here. First, the focus of Amendment 12 is that investors are constrained by ESG criteria that apply to their funds, as the noble Lord, Lord Howell, referred to earlier. The Government are due to consult on a UK green taxonomy this year, with a target to legislate by the...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Organic Farming (19 Oct 2004)

Ben Bradshaw: ...: Evidence Assessment to Inform the Review of the Organic farming Scheme (ADAS Consulting Limited and the University of Reading, September 2003) which can be viewed at p

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Housing ( 9 Oct 2006)

Yvette Cooper: ...or urban according to definitions given by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. For further information on the DEFRA classification please see: on.asp

Written Answers — Health: Processed Meals (11 Mar 2004)

Miss Melanie Johnson: ...increased by 15 per cent. in comparison to 2000–01, which represents a 70 per cent. increase compared to 1996–97. The report is available on the Defra website at

Pension Funds: Investments and Tax Relief - Question (29 Jun 2023)

Baroness Altmann: ...expect pension funds to invest responsibly, supporting national objectives? Does he share my concern that this seems not to be happening? For example, Corporate Adviser magazine’s February 2023 ESG report shows that the three largest pension providers invest in cluster munitions, even though the UK is recent president and signatory of the international agreement to end their use, and...

Education (Grants and Awards) Bill: Special Schools or Remedial Pupils ( 6 Dec 1983)

Mr Bob Dunn: ...of education support grant for particular activities or parts of the education service. I welcome this opportunity to describe the Government's achievements and policies in connection with the ESG. However, it would be unfair if I did not comment in general on the effect of the two new clauses before the House and the two that are to follow. They would mean, if enacted, that 80 per cent....

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