While equities are often considered the best weapon to wield in ESG-related engagement, pension schemes also have huge power through their bond allocations, says Mitch Reznick
Over the past year or so, we have seen regulatory changes requiring UK trustees to demonstrate how they take account of financially material considerations, including ESG factors, how these are integrated...
Covid-19 has led to a collapse in real yields, creating a double-whammy for schemes of falling returns and increasing liabilities. James Macdonald asks if CoCo bonds can provide an opportunity for schemes in such an environment.
Chris Wagstaff, Head of Pensions and Investment Education at Columbia Threadneedle Investments provides insight into how asset owners and asset managers should be responding to climate change.
The global economy has rebounded from the lows reached in March and April but momentum has waned as rising cases of COVID-19 have forced some regions to once again restrict activity. Jim Cielinski, Global Head of Fixed Income at Janus Henderson Investors, discusses whether credit markets can remain immune to the economic fragility.
Stuart Hitchcock, Calum Macphail and Amie Stow of LGIM discuss opportunities for investors in private funding, filling a gap left by the decline in bank lending