Global private equity performance turned negative in Q3 last year against a backdrop of market volatility. Given it is marketed to schemes as a way to get diversified returns, Stephanie Baxter asks if private equity actually does what it says on the tin.
At a glance Private equity is not completely immune from market volatility Despite poor Q3 2015 performance, schemes should take a longer term view Consultants still argue it is a good...
ESG Watch: Warning to pension schemes; MSCI's call to asset managers; Russell Investments outlines 2050 net-zero goal
Professional Pensions rounds up some of the latest ESG and climate news from across the industry.
Net zero, engagement, and ESG fund trends: Incisive Media unveils Sustainable Investment Festival programme
Professional Pensions' parent Incisive Media is pleased to announce the programme for its inaugural Sustainable Investment Festival, which will run online from 22 to 25 June, with pensions and financial inclusion minister Guy Opperman among the keynote...
As deficits skyrocket, bond investors have an opportunity to engage with governments to try to ensure they tackle climate change, argues Thomas Dillon.
Schemes need to obtain emissions data to measure their carbon footprint, but this process comes with challenges. Stephanie Baxter explores how to overcome them and why schemes need to look beyond emissions
The Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) will cut its carbon emissions by 50% from a 2010 baseline level by the end of this decade on its trajectory to net zero.