UK - The UK Social Investment Forum has stepped up its campaign to encourage money purchase scheme members to invest ethically.
It will consult with the Association of Independent Financial Advisers during the summer in a bid to enhance the ethical options on offer for scheme members.
Meanwhile, a consumer website – www.InvestAbility.org – has been launched for people interested in ethical and socially responsible investment.
The site – funded by the Ethical Investment Research Service – offers information about the ethical option, a “draft toolkit” for IFAs and a list of IFAs experienced in ethical investment.
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has lost the appeal against his section 72 conviction and sentence for failing to hand over information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week's top stories include Marsh and McLennan Companies agreeing to buy JLT, and the home secretary calling for AE to be scrapped in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Lesley Titcomb says the watchdog wants closer interactions with pension funds to spot problems sooner and act before having to use its more stringent powers