NILGOSC has been recognised by the pensions industry at the 2023 LAPF Investments Awards, winning both the Scheme Administration and the Sustainable Investment Strategy (Climate) awards. The LAPF Investments Awards were established in 2015 in order to celebrate outstanding achievement in the LGPS, and the 2023 ceremony, which took place in London on 14th September, was hosted by Dan Walker.
The Scheme Administration award recognised a wide range of achievements over the year including: NILGOSC’s continued high levels of stakeholder satisfaction; the high quality of its newsletters, webinars and website; data quality and it’s work to date on collecting data for the McCloud remedy exercise; the implementation of iConnect; and the quality of its Annual Report and Accounts.
The Sustainable Investment Strategy (Climate) award recognised NILGOSC’s work on addressing climate risk in the Fund including commencing voluntarily reporting against the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures; shifting £2.6bn of passively held assets to low carbon transition funds; and building up of its infrastructure portfolio including renewable assets.
David Murphy, Chief Executive of NILGOSC, thanked all the staff for their contribution to this success, stating “everyone in NILGOSC, whatever the team, has contributed to this success… These awards reflect the excellent reputation we already have, and of course the hard work we all are doing on a daily basis. Thank you all.”