A Theory of Change Starting With Savers

Catherine Howarth explains how ShareAction engages in activism to help savers influence policy and agitate for change.

How are pension savers reshaping investor sand corporate responses to climate risk disclosure and gender diversity? Who speaks for them and agitates on their behalf for change? Who has their back? Learn how ShareAction’s approach to investor activism – galvanizing individual saver interests to ultimately influencing policy outcomes – creates a fairer, more responsible financial system.


Recording date: 19 Jun 2018


Catherine Howarth

Catherine Howarth is the Chief Executive Officer of ShareAction. She is a board member of the Scott Trust, owner of The Guardian, serving on the Scott Trust’s investment committee. She serves on Her Majesty’s Treasury’s Asset Management Taskforce, and was a Member Nominated Trustee of The Pensions Trust. Catherine was recognised as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2014.

Bethan Livesey

Bethan Livesey is Head of Policy and leads ShareAction’s policy engagement and research work aimed at developing ShareAction’s thought leadership role in the responsible investment debate. She previously worked as a litigator in the City of London.


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