The City and County of Swansea Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) will swap around a quarter of its assets to a low-carbon fund by the end of the month, it has announced.
The £2.1bn local authority scheme will transition £500m of equities into MSCI's world low-carbon target index fund, with BlackRock managing the assets, following trustee training on ESG issues. The...
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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.