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...
Addressing ESG risks has typically been easier in equities but there are many ways to do it in fixed income and LDI portfolios, writes Stephanie Baxter
As demand for investments in the private market continues to grow, there is ever-increasing interest in considering ESG factors to promote greater transparency, for better risk management, and to aim to deliver long-term value
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.