Tony Burdon and Nick Robins set out how to make the green pledges go further.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the January 2021 estimates on the various measures…
Members need support with at-retirement decisions more than ever. Do not fail them, says Ben Roe of Aon
Access has onboarded another £5.5bn of Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) funds after launching seven sub-funds with Link Fund (LF) Solutions.
AssetCo has doubled its stake in River & Mercantile (R&M), as it looks to pivot its business strategy to develop an asset and wealth management business.
One third of investors say the pandemic has increased their focus on ESG issues, with the issue now a focus across asset classes, research from bfinance shows.
Pension schemes increased their inflation hedging in the final quarter of 2020 as major issues were concluded in a “momentous geopolitical quarter”.
Scottish Widows will aim to halve the carbon footprint of its investments by 2030 on the way to achieving net-zero across its entire portfolio of investments by 2050.
Smart Pension and Barclays have partnered to provide small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with a quicker pensions solution with a wider selection of investment funds.
The £2.7bn Dyfed Pension Fund will move 15% of its assets into low-carbon equity portfolios in a move to reduce its carbon footprint by screening out fossil fuel and thermal coal exposure.
The government has drawn a line under talk of broad reform of the pension system for higher-paid NHS workers, such as doctors who face high tax charges, opting instead to build on flexibilities introduced last year.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has proposed several changes to its actuarial assumptions under various bases as part of a regular review, suggesting moves that would broadly improve scheme funding.
While the progress of the Pension Schemes Bill is to be celebrated, says John Chilman, it is important to secure further consensus to ensure the best outcomes for open defined benefit (DB) schemes.
The government has opted to proceed with its “deferred choice underpin” (DCU) route for implementing a remedy to the McCloud judgment for public sector workers.
Aegon Asset Management and Mobius Life have partnered to launch an active beta property fund for UK defined contribution (DC) pension schemes.
The health of the UK’s defined benefit (DB) pension schemes has surpassed that of their pre-Covid levels as they continued to recover through final quarter of 2020, Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) research reveals.
The Staffordshire Pension Fund has reappointed Hymans Robertson to a seven-year contract for investment consultancy services.
Michael Bromwich says USS’ 2020 valuation ramps up prudence, but perhaps unjustifiably, resulting in higher contributions.
PGIM Real Estate has launched a UK affordable housing fund, after raising initial capital of £190m from Northern LGPS and Brunel Pension Partnership.
But the exclusion of some areas brings opportunity for reform
The defined contribution (DC) market must pay more attention to climate change, according to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Professional Pensions spoke to Wellington Management fixed income portfolio manager Campe Goodman as part of an exclusive series of interviews with some of the winners of the PP Investment Awards. This is what he had to say…
Smart Pension has committed to net-zero emissions “well ahead of 2050”, and plans to halve its emissions “significantly earlier” than the Paris Climate Agreement deadline of 2030.