Pension schemes and their investment managers must take their environmental and social responsibilities seriously and use funds to tackle climate change, Guy Opperman has said.
Speaking at the Association of British Insurers' (ABI) conference this morning (3 June), the pensions and financial inclusion minister said the financial risks associated with climate change are "too important...
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LGIM Real Assets has committed to deliver net-zero carbon across its 76 million sq. ft. UK real estate portfolio by 2050.
Hymans Robertson has pledged to be lifetime net-zero carbon by 2025, meaning it will offset all its carbon emissions dating back to its formation in 1921.
Institutional investor demand for green UK sovereign bonds will be high as pension schemes seek to manage their climate change risks and tap up green opportunities, experts say.