Lewis Ashworth

Climate Specialist, Investment / Climate

Lewis Ashworth

Lewis is responsible for LGIM's stewardship activities related to climate change. Lewis joined LGIM in January 2022 from the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) where he held the title of Programme Manager. Doing so, Lewis coordinated investor/company engagements across six sectors and was responsible for the management of the Climate Action 100+ (CA100+) initiative. Prior to that, he held positions at the UK Government Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21). Lewis graduated from Imperial College London and the University of Sheffield and holds an MSc in Environmental Technology and Energy Policy and a BSc in Physics.

Other articles by Lewis Ashworth

Our oil & gas sector principles: targets and actions
ESG and long-term themes

Our oil & gas sector principles: targets and actions

As responsible investors, we believe we have a vital role in ensuring companies have the right...
By Dror ElkayamStephen BeerLewis Ashworth
29 May 2024
3 min read
We’re calling on Nippon Steel to become a regional leader on climate-related lobbying disclosures
ESG and long-term themes

We’re calling on Nippon Steel to become a regional leader on climate-related lobbying disclosures

After two years of intensive individual and collaborative engagement, we have co-filed a...
By Aina FukudaLewis Ashworth
22 May 2024
4 min read
Our oil & gas sector principles: disclosure, commitments and credibility
ESG and long-term themes

Our oil & gas sector principles: disclosure, commitments and credibility

As responsible investors, we believe we have a vital role in ensuring companies have the right...
By Dror ElkayamStephen BeerLewis Ashworth
17 May 2024
4 min read
Why we’ve increased our focus on demand-side engagement
Lewis Ashworth
ESG and long-term themes

Why we’ve increased our focus on demand-side engagement

Successful, orderly transitions are collaborative ones.
By Lewis Ashworth
13 Dec 2023
3 min read
Limiting global warming to 1.5C is becoming harder, but clean energy growth is keeping hope alive
ESG and long-term themes

Limiting global warming to 1.5C is becoming harder, but clean energy growth is keeping hope alive

The IEA has updated its flagship scenario, demonstrating how the world can reach net zero - all...
By Stephen BeerLewis Ashworth
10 Oct 2023
4 min read
European coal generation: why the rebound won’t last
ESG and long-term themes

European coal generation: why the rebound won’t last

The energy crisis has complicated planned disposals of coal assets, but longer term we believe a...
By Jonathan ConstableLewis Ashworth
10 Nov 2022
3 min read
Could the global energy crisis herald a cleaner and more secure future?
Lewis Ashworth
ESG and long-term themes

Could the global energy crisis herald a cleaner and more secure future?

The IEA’s annual outlook reflects a turning point in global energy markets, with investment in...
By Lewis Ashworth
07 Nov 2022
3 min read
Climate change mitigation: plugging investment and engagement gaps
ESG and long-term themes

Climate change mitigation: plugging investment and engagement gaps

Amid the familiar warnings in the IPCC report that annual investment in the energy transition is...
By Charlie MillerLewis Ashworth
11 Apr 2022
5 min read

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