Adam is the director of ethics and engagement for the Church of England Pensions Board, as well as co-chair of the Transition Pathway Initiative and a board member of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, (IIGCC). He is also the co-lead, on behalf of CA100+, for engagement with Royal Dutch Shell that led to the 2018 joint statement on climate targets agreed between Shell and institutional investors.
He founded and now co-chairs the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) an asset owner-led and asset manager-supported global initiative which assesses companies’ preparedness for the transition to the low carbon economy (and publishes this through the London School of Economics). He is also the lead for the Church of England on the Mining and Faith Reflections Initiative (MFRI) a forum that convenes dialogue between mining company CEO’s and Church leaders.
Matthews also serves as a member of the Royal College of Physicians investment advisory board and on the Pension and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) stewardship advisory group.

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