Alexander Burr

ESG Policy Lead

Alexander Burr

Alexander joined in 2019 and leads LGIM's ESG policy engagement across markets. Prior to this, he helped establish an impact fund that uses blended finance to invest in emerging markets. Before that, Alexander negotiated blended finance investments at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to support sustainable economic growth across Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and North Africa. He has held roles advising governments on alternative finance and established a nuclear safeguards organisation. Alexander holds a BSc in Politics and International Relations from the University of Southampton, and further education at LSE, ICSA, CISL, and Birkbeck.

Other articles by Alexander Burr

It’s an important year for nature. As they say, good things come in threes…
ESG and long-term themes

It’s an important year for nature. As they say, good things come in threes…

There are not one, not two, but three COPs this year. All three are multi-lateral meetings of vit...
By Alexander BurrToby MacKean
09 Apr 2024
4 min read
Calling time on subsidised overfishing
Alexander Burr
ESG and long-term themes

Calling time on subsidised overfishing

Something fishy has been going on with subsidies for decades. We're calling for urgent action to...
By Alexander Burr
18 Mar 2024
3 min read
Why nature matters to us and our clients
Alexander Burr
ESG and long-term themes

Why nature matters to us and our clients

We're committed to addressing the growing threat to nature - and risks to the assets we manage on...
By Alexander Burr
14 Feb 2024
2 min read
What TNFD means for investors and the planet
ESG and long-term themes

What TNFD means for investors and the planet

Ahead of the launch of the Taskforce for Nature-Related Financial Disclosures (TNFD), we explore...
By Alexander BurrToby MacKean
15 Sep 2023
5 min read
Our planet is approaching the point of no return. We must act.
Alexander Burr
ESG and long-term themes

Our planet is approaching the point of no return. We must act.

Global commitments to protect nature, biodiversity and water systems must now be translated into...
By Alexander Burr
16 Mar 2023
4 min read
What the Retained EU Law Bill means for UK environmental policy
Alexander Burr
ESG and long-term themes

What the Retained EU Law Bill means for UK environmental policy

An effective regulatory framework is a prerequisite for progress on protecting nature.
By Alexander Burr
24 Feb 2023
4 min read
COP15: how LGIM is tackling biodiversity loss
ESG and long-term themes

COP15: how LGIM is tackling biodiversity loss

Having discussed what changes we'll be pushing for at the COP15 biodiversity conference in...
By Alexander BurrToby MacKeanCatherine Ogden
07 Dec 2022
3 min read
COP15: it’s time we had a ‘Paris moment for nature’
ESG and long-term themes

COP15: it’s time we had a ‘Paris moment for nature’

COP15 represents a historic opportunity to commit to reversing nature loss this decade. LGIM will...
By Alexander BurrToby MacKeanCatherine Ogden
06 Dec 2022
3 min read
Why we need a roadmap for the global agriculture and land-use sector
Alexander Burr
ESG and long-term themes

Why we need a roadmap for the global agriculture and land-use sector

Existing pathways don't capture the full complexity of issues facing the agriculture and land-use...
By Alexander Burr
05 Oct 2022
3 min read

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