West Midlands Pension Fund (WMPF) is leading a £1bn allocation to a global sustainable equity mandate, designed to invest in companies which demonstrate a forward-thinking approach to long-term sustainable business.
In this week's Pensions Buzz survey, we want to know if the government is right to roll out collective defined contribution (CDC) for Royal Mail before extending the provision to other schemes.
Standard Life Aberdeen has won a tribunal in which it claimed Lloyds Banking Group was not entitled to give notice to terminate investment management arrangements for a £109bn mandate.
RPMI Railpen is in the next step in the journey towards achieving cost disclosure. Victoria Bell tells Stephanie Baxter about taking part in the Cost Transparency Initiative's pilot phase
PP speaks to BESTrustees director Heather McGuire about her views on the CMA's review into the investment consultant and fiduciary management markets.
Pension funds are falling short in negotiation, reporting, and position monitoring when investing in private equities, Efront's first limited partner (LP) proficiency survey has revealed.
The £711m Scottish Borders Council Pension Fund has joined Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM)'s global sustain strategy.
The way pension funds invest in infrastructure is changing, with a partnership approach becoming increasingly popular. Stephanie Baxter reports
Industry Voice: A deeper look at how M&G Investments has managed its own annuity book for its insurer parent reveals the lessons learned when matching cashflow liabilities over time, an ever-increasing challenge facing pension funds.
Crashing out of the European Union without a deal could push up UK defined benefit (DB) scheme liabilities by £140bn, says Columbia Threadneedle Investments.
Good quality infrastructure is needed for any society to function effectively. Energy supply, water, roads, railways and airports are all essential services used by the public every day.
We have gone well past the brink of things not being good and the last 10 years have turned out to be so different relative to what was reasonably predicted, according to Paul Johnson.
Low-volatility strategies have been proven to reduce downside risk over market cycles, says James Lindsay.
Mark Fawcett says providing members with consistent and regular returns is crucial to keep them paying into their pension despite the contribution hike.
Industry voice: Aberdeen Standard Investments sets out why schemes should invest in private credit.
The amount of hedging against interest rate risk rose to £31.7bn in the fourth quarter of last year, according to BMO Global Asset Management.
Here it is… The full list of the individuals and organisations that have been nominated for the Women in Pensions Awards 2019.
Roger Gray says schemes must consider the benefits of investing in alternative assets.
Tim Phillips of Smart Pension describes the challenges facing the industry to get people engaged with their pensions and make the most of their savings at retirement.
Professor Adrian Furnham says analysing the psychology of investment manager teams can give investors a valuable edge in the selection process
The Merseyside and Tyne & Wear pension funds have joined as limited partners in the final investment round of Hearthstone Investment Management's ten-year closed-ended private equity fund.
Here are key takeaways from our 2019 Asset Allocation Outlook on how we are positioning asset allocation portfolios in light of our outlook for the global economy and markets.
A ShareAction survey has found pension schemes are leaving staff savings exposed to climate-related risks. Kim Kaveh looks at the findings.
Some of the UK's biggest pension schemes will be forced to report on climate risk in line with recommendations from the Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).