Asset managers should be held to account on environmental, governance and social (ESG) issues by trustees according to Will Oulton.
The global head of responsible investments at First State Investments said a number of benchmarks could be drawn upon to do this. These include the United Nations backed Principles for Responsible Investment...
Sectoral diversification has shown its worth in this economic crisis, says Robert Scammell, but whether this is a ‘dead cat bounce’ is yet to be determined.
The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to accelerate this shift, requiring investors to understand the value companies have been creating for and extracting from all stakeholders.
Pension savers could see a faster recovery of monies lost during the Covid-19 pandemic by increasing contributions ahead of a market rebound, according to research from PensionBee.
Multi-national companies must consider complex methods for scheme funding including increased flexibility on retirement benefits, Aon says.
The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) has published detailed advice on how to integrate climate risks and opportunities into investment processes.