We’re proud to announce the launch our Green Pension Pledge & Certification scheme. Our aim is to help businesses more easily make the switch to a sustainable workplace pension scheme, helping employees to have a positive impact on the world with their savings.
It’s been declared ‘the summer of sewage’. Billions of litres of contaminated water is being poured into our rivers and oceans, potentially leading to serious illnesses for both humans and animals. Many of us could have been swimming in human waste over the summer months, and great harm is being caused to our already fragile wildlife and ecosystems.
At Path we know how important it is to feel in control of your finances when you are freelance or self-employed. Continue reading for our “Need to Knows”.
Bothered by BP? Why it makes sense to green your pension and investments with Path’s Climate Solutions Portfolio
In the past week (2nd August), oil and gas giant BP announced a near record high of £6.9 billion profit in the last quarter, triple what they made for the same period last year. Greenpeace UK’s head of climate Kate Blagojevic pointed out that “..these are the same companies responsible for pushing our world closer to catastrophic climate change. This isn’t right.”
At Path, we’re passionate about empowering women to take control of their finances. One very important topic of discussion recently has been the gender pension gap – in the UK, there is a large disparity between the values of personal pensions for men and women.
The current heatwave is a wake-up call. Wildfires and extreme hot weather conditions are causing havoc, climate scientists are warning that the UK should no longer consider itself as a ‘cold country’ and Secretary-General of the United Nations has said that we are facing ‘collective suicide’ over climate change.
We’re thrilled to say that we’ve been named as a 2022 Best for the World™ B Corp™. B Corp is the sustainability gold standard, so we were extremely proud to be awarded B Corp status earlier this year. Being named as a Best for the World is the icing on the cake.
This week, a new Climate Change Committee (CCC) progress report has found that the UK government is failing to reach its net zero targets.
Even for an experienced investor, market volatility can be unsettling – especially if you’re looking to retire in the near future. After years of saving, you may be worried about your pension falling in value and how this might affect your retirement plans. Should you be concerned?
If you’re struggling with your mental health, finding the motivation to look at your finances can feel like a step too far. But, taking control of your money is a very positive thing.