Lothian Pension Fund
Andrew Watson has claimed that the tourism board is "knowingly" funding fossil fuel expansion by offering Lothian Pension Fund as a pension scheme to its employees.
Human rights groups, unions and environmentalists have urged Scottish ministers to reject a UK Government bill which stops public bodies from imposing boycotts on foreign countries.
Lothian Pension Fund has a hidden stake in a firm which runs coal power plants and controls part of a major pipeline transporting Russian gas to Europe.
Scotland’s largest council pension funds have around £230m invested in Western companies continuing to operate in Russia almost a year after Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.
Scotland’s two largest local government pension funds have nearly half a billion pounds invested in firms which are still doing business in Russia.
Councillors from four rival political parties have called on Scottish local government pension funds to end their investments in fossil fuel companies.
Scotland's second largest council pension fund has refused to divest from a Russian bank which was sanctioned after Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Scotland’s second largest council pension fund has shares worth £847,000 in a firm that made the cladding panels found to be the main cause of the Grenfell Tower fire that killed 72 people.
The United Nations is urging local government pension schemes (LGPS) to divest from companies linked to Israel’s settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem - which are illegal under international law.