January 2017 – Dame Helena Morrissey appointed Head of Personal Investing

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), the global fund manager with £842bn of assets under management, has announced the appointment of Helena Morrissey as Head of Personal Investing for its UK direct business.

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October 2017 – Steve Davis appointed as Head of Propositions

Steve Davis has joined Legal & General Personal Investing as Head of Propositions.

23 January 2018 – L&G Future World Equity Factors Index Fund launched

LGIM launches a Future World fund for UK retail investors

L&G Future World Equity Factors Index Fund seeks to address climate change risks today to protect investments in the future in an innovative investment fund.

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April 2018 – Janine Menasakanian appointed Head of Distribution Strategy

Janine Menasakanian has joined Legal & General Personal Investing as Head of Distribution Strategy

9 May 2018 – Legal & General Investment Management active ownership report published

Legal & General Investment Management active ownership report published

Active ownership means using our scale and influence to bring about real, positive change to create sustainable investor value. Our latest report explains how we achieved this in 2017.

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14 May 2018 - Legal & General Investment Management launches first gender diversity fund focused on UK companies

Legal & General Investment Management launches first gender diversity fund focused on UK companies

New fund will invest more in companies that have achieved higher levels of gender diversity.

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25 June 2018 – Legal & General relaunches Personal Investing business with new Own Your World campaign

Legal & General launches “own your world” campaign to engage the nation around the power of investing.

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has today launched its ‘Own Your World’ campaign with the aim of revolutionising investing and to encourage the nation to invest together to make a positive impact.

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7 July 2018 - Legal & General partners with Girlguiding UK

Legal & General will sponsor a “Saver badge” for Girlguiding UK and plans to invest substantially into a financial literacy scheme.

Head of personal investing, Dame Helena Morrissey, (as featured in The Times) emphasised that the badge would help highlight the practicalities of money management to children, but acknowledges that it’s not a solution to promoting financial literacy amongst the young.

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24 October 2018 – Legal & General and Girlguiding UK launch ‘My Future Business’ entrepreneur competition

Legal & General and Girlguiding UK launch ‘My Future Business’ entrepreneur competition for girls and young women

Legal & General and Girlguiding team up to challenge senior Girlguiding units to turn £100 into £300.

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10 December 2018 – 40% of Mumsnet and Gransnet users want to invest but can't

40% of Mumsnet and Gransnet users want to invest but can't

Over a third of Mumsnet and Gransnet users would consider investing if they could grow their money over the long term (37%), according to a new study completed by Legal & General in partnership with Mumsnet.

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Press coverage

July 2018: Legal & General consumer research reveals threat to the environment

Legal & General consumer research reveals threat to the environment: we say we care but leave it to others to take responsibility

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The Telegraph

Business Green

July 2018 – Legal & General announces partnership with Girlguiding

Helping girls and young women to be savvy savers

We've partnered with Girlguiding, the UK's largest charity for girls and women, to support and sponsor their new Saver badge.

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The Times

The Telegraph

Moneywise

July 2018: Legal & General launch Own Your World campaign

Legal & General launch Own Your World campaign to get the nation invested.

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Professional Adviser

Investment Week

Campaign

The Drum