NETHERLANDS - Sustainable Asset Management's (SAM) flagship strategy SAM Smart Energy has surpassed the $1bn mark on the back of interest from institutional investors.
One Asian sovereign wealth fund recently invested $500m in the fund, which launched in 2003. Nearly all the fresh money into Sam's funds this year came from institutional investors, among them European,...
Henry Odogwu, Head of the asset owner group Europe at FTSE Russell discusses
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
While the pensions industry’s approach to ESG has changed considerably since three years ago, there are still opportunities for schemes to take advantage of, says Lauren Peacock.
The £30bn Brunel Pension Partnership pool has selected Truvalue Labs to evaluate ESG and reputational risks across all of its asset managers.
Derivative-based overlay strategies have become more popular in the past year. Stephanie Baxter explores whether they will be widely adopted by pension funds