AUSTRALIA - QIC has signed the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investing (PRI), pledging to incorporate environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues in the development of its investment strategies.
Dr Doug McTaggart, chief executive of QIC, Australia's third largest institutional funds manager, said the commitment to responsible investing reinforced QIC's view that ESG issues directly affected investment...
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.
Partner Insight: Russell Investments' David Rae and Paul Wharton discuss how fiduciary management has changed in response to a shifting market context and what we might expect to see going forward
Industry Voice: A fiduciary management approach gives trustees a richness of information you can't get with a standard adviser approach, especially in times of market uncertainty, explain Russell Investments' David Rae and Paul Wharton