The government suffered a major High Court defeat after guidance forcing the LGPS to invest in line with UK foreign policy was deemed unlawful. Stephanie Baxter finds it could have far-reaching consequences.
Ever since the government overhauled the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) investment regulations in 2015, there have been concerns it is overstepping its powers. One area of contention is statutory...
Around £6bn of UK pension fund monies should be invested in a National Renewal Fund aimed at recapitalising 21,000 growth economy businesses, a report suggests.
The sponsoring employers of the UK’s largest pension schemes may have to put an additional £40-£45bn into their schemes over the next decade, Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) warns.
MSCI has launched eight indices to enable institutional investors to position their portfolios in line with the Paris Agreement to keep global temperatures within 1.5 degrees.
With renewed urgency, governments and businesses strive for climate improvements, and pension schemes should take advantage, say Sammy Suzuki and Kent Hargis.
Chris Wagstaff, Head of Pensions and Investment Education at Columbia Threadneedle Investments provides insight into how asset owners and asset managers should be responding to climate change.