Responsible Investment Consultation

The RI policy consultation was launched on 12 September 2022 and closed on 6 November 2022. The consultation was run by the council’s in-house consultation team and their analysis of the results is available on our website. There were over 7000 responses, of which over 1100 included written comments in the freeform text box. There were also 80 direct submissions outside of the consultation. 92% of the responses came through the members channel, 3% from employers and 5% used the public access survey.

In summary, there was strong support for all areas of the RI Policy. For each question, the average response rate within the Agree or Strongly Agree categories was 70%. No question had more than 7% in Disagree or Strongly Disagree combined. This report has been posted below, as have all of the text box comments, including the letters we received directly.

The Results

Responsible Investment Consultation - Analysis

Responsible Investment Consultation - Textbox Comments