Make My Money Matter
The Nick Maughan Foundation is proud to support the work of Make My Money Matter (MMMM). MMMM is a people-powered campaign fighting for a world where the public has the knowledge to align their pensions, savings, and investments with their values relating to
climate change and the environment.
Co-founded in 2019 as a non-profit organization by internationally recognised film writer and director Richard Curtis and former Number 10 DFID special adviser Jo Corlett, MMMM aims to persuade the Big 5 UK high street banks to re-direct their pension investments into greener
and more sustainable options.
Richard Curtis, Co-founder of Make My Money Matter, has stated:
“Thanks to an incredibly generous grant from The Nick Maughan Foundation, Make My Money Matter will be able to increase public awareness about the power of our money in banks and pensions - and drive action that helps tackle the climate crisis, not fuel the fire.
We believe our money is our most powerful weapon to help build a better world – and this generous donation will help make sure that the trillions invested by individuals via our banks and our pension schemes work for the good of people and for the planet. Thank you!”
MMMM is currently partnered with some of the biggest names in the sustainability and conservation sector, including NGOs such as WWF, the Green Finance Institute and Accounting for Sustainability.
According to their own research, between 2016 and 2021, HSBC, Barclays, Santander, NatWest and Lloyds collectively funnelled $368 billion into the fossil fuel industry. This wholly unacceptable practice will not be amended without the public demanding change, and there
has never been a more urgent time to divert people’s pensions to more environmentally sustainable initiatives.
MMMM has had many successes in its mission so far, such as attending the world’s first net zero pension summit as well as launching a green pension charter. The Nick Maughan Foundation is proud to be able to support the continuation of their work as part of NMF’s
ongoing commitment to supporting innovative environmental causes in both the UK and internationally.