NORWAY - Norway's Government Pension Fund Global has shed its NOK13.7bn (US$2.4bn) investment in 17 tobacco producing companies including Philip Morris and British American Tobacco.
The Norwegian Ministry of Finance said it made the decision to divest based on recommendations it received from the Council on Ethics, new government frameworks and a World Health Organisation treaty regarding...
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.
Honor Fell and Nick Lewis look at why environmental, social and governance integration remains challenging for many pension funds.
In the fifth part of our series looking at what firms did to win accolades at this year's UK Pensions Awards, PP speaks to LGT Capital Partners partner Tycho Sneyers about how the firm won the SRI / ESG Provider of the Year category.