The £30bn Brunel Pension Partnership has announced it will commit £340m to long-lease property funds for three of its 10 local authority partner funds.
Pension funds can step up their environmental commitments by ensuring they take full account of climate change in their investment strategies, pensions minister Guy Opperman has said.
Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is expected to use next Monday's Budget to launch a feasibility study into the use of pensions to fund UK patient capital opportunities.
The 100 largest global pension funds are widely ignoring climate-related risks despite recent warnings by UN scientists, the Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) says.
Only a fifth of respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz say they have started contingency planning for a no-deal Brexit scenario.
LGPS Central has appointed Hermes Equity Ownership Services (EOS) to run engagement and voting services for the investments of its nine local authority funds.
Bhavin Shah continues Newton Investment Management's series of DC columns with a look at how schemes can meet the challenges of providing income in a low interest rate world
Catherine Howarth argues that more auto-enrolment providers need to develop their climate-related risk management.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) is in the process of convening an industry-wide group to take forward the work of the Institutional Disclosure Working Group (IDWG).
The HSBC Bank UK Pension Scheme is to invest £250m in renewable energy infrastructure, such as solar plants and wind farms, with Greencoat Capital.
Mike Amey of PIMCO looks at how pension schemes can best navigate and prepare for Brexit over the next few weeks and months
Amrit McLean of Aviva considers an alternative approach to liability management exercises
The policies enacted by 'populist' President Trump could see value approaches come to the fore following a decade of growth bias in the US market, says Chuck Cook
Schroders has introduced a sustainable multi-factor equity fund which aims to help defined contribution (DC) schemes while integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.
Diandra Soobiah says the sector must look at how to use positive examples of where value and values might align to build more trust and engagement among pension savers
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has named its first three asset managers to oversee a circa £1.2bn UK equity portfolio.
Investment consultants including the 'big three' have all agreed to participate in discussions to develop a strategy to demonstrate whether they provide value for money to pension fund clients.
A survey conducted by NEST highlights its members' views on responsible investment. Kim Kaveh explores the data
As concerned pension funds are flocking to 'safe' assets or buying equity protection, John Gray points out there is no such thing as a 'free lunch' in life
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to press ahead with its plan to require firms to provide suitability reports for advice against a pension transfer despite concerns over additional advice costs.
Lack of transparency means employees are in the dark over whether they are getting value for money from their pension, according to a report by the international labour union network.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has held back from making any changes to its rules on contingent charging for defined benefit (DB) transfers in its latest policy paper on the subject.
Companies should revaluate their approach to defined contribution (DC) default design as more than 80% of savers trust employers to choose the right investments, according to research by BlackRock.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) must ditch the methodology used to calculate transaction costs incurred by investment of defined contribution (DC) funds as a matter of urgency, the Investment Association (IA) says.