Paris Alignment Forum

Forum sponsors

We are grateful to our forum sponsors for supporting this work.

The Paris Alignment Forum
is an industry-wide member forum hosted by Pensions for Purpose to facilitate meaningful industry discussions on how to achieve Paris Alignment or net zero in pension fund portfolios.

The forum operates on a quarterly cycle of:

  • All-stakeholder events, consisting of a keynote presentation, followed by small group breakout discussions.
  • Peer-to-peer meetings for pension funds and other asset owners to share experiences, discuss challenges and learn from each other.
  • Morning coffee/afternoon tea discussions relevant to this agenda.
  • Training opportunities.
  • Newsletters, signposting relevant updates, content and events.
Forthcoming PAF events are shown opposite, along with the most recent relevant content.

You are also able to search relevant content on our platform using the ‘Paris Alignment Forum’ tag – see applicable articles on this important agenda here.

A calendar of all Pensions for Purpose hosted events is available here


"Pension for Purpose continues to deliver the initiatives and events that bring all stakeholders together for engaging debate forward-thinking discussion on how pension funds can structure their portfolios to accelerate the transition to achieve net zero."
Delegate - all-stakeholder discussion.

"If you need any more evidence that now is the time time for climate action in private financial markets, then this forum presenter laid it out for you in clear, compelling and systematic arguments. Thank you Pensions for Purpose Paris Alignment Forum for hosting this presentation for leaders in the impact investment movement." Delegate - afternoon tea discussion.

"Great session with a small well formed group of asset owners, allowing for great discussion and knowledge sharing."
Delegate - asset owner only event. 

How to join

Individuals from a Pensions for Purpose member organisation can join forums to share and debate topics of mutual interest. To enquire about membership or if you are an existing member seeking to join this forum, please contact our Membership Manager, Stephen Darlington

Sponsorship opportunities

These are available to existing members of Pensions for Purpose wishing to lead the debate:

  • Sponsorship of the forum: £9,900 per annum plus VAT. Multiple sponsors permitted. Sponsor’s logo and a link to their website will appear on the main forum page and in every quarterly newsletter. Sponsor can act as a moderator in the breakout room discussions. Sponsor will be invited to write a comment in the quarterly newsletter.
  • Sponsorship of online afternoon teas/morning coffees: £5,500 plus VAT per session. Sponsor’s logo will appear on the event invitation. Social media to advertise the event (subject to sponsor's media preferences). Opportunity for two speakers to frame the discussion. Pensions for Purpose will introduce the session and moderate Q&A.

Discounts are available for Premium Members - for more information on premium membership please email our Membership Manager, Stephen Darlington.

Please note that sponsorship is payable in advance. For more information on opportunities within PAF, please email the Forum Lead, Karen Shackleton.

People and Events
2 November 2023 – Breakfast event – the challenges of mapping carbon emissions…

Robeco understand the challenges investors are faced with following their commitments to achieving net zero carbon by 2050 or sooner. In particular, the complexity of mapping a portfolio’s emissions across…

People and Events
21 November 2023 – Save the date for our Pensions for Purpose Annual Stakeholder…

What is our event this year about and why are we holding it?

People and Events
25 October 2023 – 10:00-11:30 BST– Paris Alignment Forum online training…

Navigating the journey to net zero.

People and Events
19 October 2023 – 10:00-11:00 – Place-Based Impact Investing and Paris…

Natural capital solutions for UK nature restoration and climate resilience.

Thought Leadership
The challenges of mapping carbon emissions – Robeco

Scope 3 – part one.

Thought Leadership
The carbon credit conundrum: a new approach – Federated Hermes

The goal of linking verifiable carbon mitigation and nature restoration with a financial return has long been the holy grail for climate-aware investors.

Thought Leadership
The infrastructure investment thesis – Rize ETF

Adequate infrastructure is vital for any thriving or developing community, as it provides the physical and digital structures that support society.

Thought Leadership
How to navigate emissions claims in nature – abrdn

Climate change is driven by cumulative greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, this means limiting temperature rise requires staying within a carbon budget.