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Profile of registrant

UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association

Identification number in the register: 59426296269-17
Registration date: 22/07/11 11:29:02

The information on this organisation was last modified on 25/06/14 12:45:22
The date of the last annual update was 25/06/14 12:45:22


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association
Acronym: UKSIF
Legal status: Not for profit association
Website address: http://www.uksif.org

Sections

Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Ms  Pamela Lindegaard
Position: Company Secretary

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Simon Howard
Position: Chief Executive

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 1 Phipp Street (Holywell Centre) 
London EC2A 4PS
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone number: (+44) 20 7749 9950
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Email: info@uksif.org

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) supports the UK finance sector to advance sustainable development through financial services.

UKSIF promotes responsible investment and other forms of finance that support sustainable economic development, enhance quality of life and safeguard the environment. We also seek to ensure that individual and institutional investors can reflect their values in their investments.

Our vision is that “The UK finance sector leads the world in advancing sustainable development through financial services”.

In the interests of advancing sustainable development, we support UK leadership in the practice of sustainable investment and finance in global markets, and encourage client demand for sustainable investment and finance in the UK.

UKSIF was created in 1991 to bring together the different strands of sustainable and responsible finance nationally and to act as a focus and voice for the industry. UKSIF's approximately 250 members and affiliates include pension funds, institutional and retail investment managers, banks, financial advisers, research providers, consultants and non-governmental organisations.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 6
Complementary information: UKSIF has six staff members. In addition, our board and committee members may represent UKSIF in relevant activities.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

Activities

Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


Over the last few years, UKSIF has been represented by Eurosif (register id: 70659452143-78) at the EU level. We also plan to engage with the EU directly on occasions although our main channel of communication will remain via Eurosif.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Internal Market

Networking

Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.




UKSIF is a member of Eurosif (register id: 70659452143-78).

We co-operate with our sister organisations (SIFs) including as part of the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance (GSIA) and other relevant trade, professional and non-profit organisations in the UK, across Europe and around the world.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

UKSIF total income for year ending December 2013 was approx 320,000 pounds sterling.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.