While it can be difficult to isolate the impact that ESG factors have on the performance of credit instruments, the research is becoming hard to ignore, finds Helen Morrissey
The UK government's Green Investment Bank (GIB) will be sold to Australian bank Macquarie Group for £2.3bn, in a deal that involves Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) becoming an investor.
Research from Hermes Investment Management shows a clear relationship between environmental, social and governance (ESG) credentials and performance from a credit perspective.
An LCP report shows current fund charging strategies do not serve schemes well. Helen Morrissey looks at the issue
While credit is currently looking expensive Sorca Kelly-Scholte believes it still has a role to play in pension scheme portfolios
Nikesh Patel discusses the perils of over diversification in scheme portfolios
Altaf Kassam looks at how schemes can make their growth portfolio work harder
Steve Cook, Chris Perryman and John Bates look at managing liquidity in emerging market corporates
Some pension schemes could be paying investment managers 70% more in fees compared to six years according to Lane, Clark and Peacock (LCP).
Helen Morrissey gauges industry reaction to TPR's investment guidelines for defined benefit schemes
Jonathan Crowther and Sebastien Proffit say schemes need to prepare their portfolios to deal with increased cashflow requirements.
The Local Pensions Partnership (LPP) has set up a private equity structure, bringing together the investments of the London Pensions Fund Authority and Lancashire County Pension Fund.
Andrew Milligan says that while there are positive signs for global growth there is still much uncertainty
Despite a relative calm reaction to the triggering of Article 50, schemes should be braced for a bumpy ride during the coming two years of tough Brexit negotiations. Stephanie Baxter looks at what to watch out for
Mark Whitehead looks at what we can expect from the triggering of Article 50.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has published a guide on investment for defined benefit (DB) trustees as the next stage of its campaign to raise governance standards.
Last year put geopolitical risk on the map for pension schemes. Charlotte Moore looks at how this can affect their portfolios
The Investment Association (IA) has said it will work with regulators and other trade associations to develop a consistent disclosure code across all asset types.
The Investment Association (IA) has revealed its proposed code to standardise cost disclosure across collective funds, segregated mandates, and institutional investors.
Failed negotiations on the terms of the UK's departure from the European Union (EU) could see globally diversified equity portfolios lose as much as 11%.
Local government pension funds have increased allocation to alternative assets and bonds over the past three years while equities have fallen.
Vince Childers thinks DC schemes should take a look at real assets.
Now Pensions has appointed Redington to provide independent investment consultancy services, replacing KPMG after a full tender process.
A global alliance of pension funds and investors have come together to call on fast food giants such as McDonald's to slash their use of antibiotics.