Fresh government guidance asks LGPS funds to have ESG policies but this could be at odds with their requirement to act in line with UK foreign and defence policies. Stephanie Baxter asks whether it is cause for concern.
At a glance Government guidance requiring funds to have ESG policies welcomed This could be challenged due to the ban on funds pursuing policies contrary to the UK’s foreign or defence policy...
Guy Opperman says two page, simpler statements as well as an annual ‘season’ in which to issue them could be transformative steps for the UK pensions industry
London CIV and Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) have announced the launch of a global equity core fund.
Trustees need clear reporting from their investment advisers to meet their scheme's needs, says Donny Hay
Just Group has launched its inaugural green bond, raising £250m and becoming the first UK insurer to launch such an asset.
In this live blog, Professional Pensions' sister title Investment Week collates all the breaking market news, analysis and opinion on equity, bond and currency movements as well as the impact of trade wars, tightening monetary policy and the Brexit negotiations....