Partner Insight: Russell Investments' David Rae and Paul Wharton discuss how fiduciary management has changed in response to a shifting market context and what we might expect to see going forward
Industry Voice: A fiduciary management approach gives trustees a richness of information you can't get with a standard adviser approach, especially in times of market uncertainty, explain Russell Investments' David Rae and Paul Wharton
Two years have passed since the Law Commission's landmark review that attempted to clear up confusion over trustees' fiduciary duties. Stephanie Baxter finds despite some initial progress there is much more work to be done.
Catherine Howarth has been an appointed as an ambassador for the Transparency Task Force (TTF)
Michael Klimes looks at the latest proposal to bring transparency on asset manager costs.
Church Commissioners for England has co-filed a shareholder resolution at ExxonMobil to force the US oil and gas giant to disclose how it will cope in a lower carbon world.
Changes to defined contribution scheme (DC) governance over the last five years have not improved member outcomes, according to 61% of pension managers and trustees in a survey.
Companies are not disclosing vital information about the workforce despite it being a clear driver of long-term sustainability. Stephanie Baxter finds out why it is a concern
PP looks at whether engagement was successful in tackling concerns in four large firms including GSK and AstraZeneca
Pension schemes often struggle to find clear or consistent reporting of company workforces, leading to a crucial "missing piece" in corporate reporting, according to the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF).
The Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) has moved its entire £280m global passive equities portfolio into low carbon passive indices following concerns over its climate risk exposure.
A group of investors including two UK schemes have urged Shell to drop its membership from a US lobby group accused of being obstructive on climate policy.
PP examines how climate change risks affect pensions and what trustees can do
There is no reason why small pension funds cannot do something to address the financial risks from future climate change, according to two large schemes.
The proportion of asset managers reporting to clients on their stewardship and voting activities fell last year, according to the Investment Association.
A shareholder resolution forcing Chevron to halt spending on high-carbon assets has been rejected by 96% of shareholders.
Local government schemes face a "real drain on resources" in getting to grips with ethical, social and governance (ESG) risks, according to Avon Pension Fund's investment manager.
Some asset managers are failing to use their voting rights to properly steward pension assets and are not being sufficiently transparent, according to a report by ShareAction.
Stephanie Baxter speaks to Investor Forum chairman Simon Fraser about how the organisation can benefit pension schemes.
Pension funds are being pressured to support a shareholder resolution to force Chevron to halt spending on high-carbon assets and instead return capital to shareholders.
Two trade bodies have criticised a proposal to require pension schemes to comply with the Stewardship Code or explain why they have not.
Many large UK pension schemes are still failing to protect their portfolios from financial risks associated with climate change, according to a survey by the Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP).
Almost all of BP's shareholders have voted to force the company to disclose the risks it faces from climate change.
Stephanie Baxter examines whether the code is improving long-termism