The Church of England Pensions Board has written to 55 European companies on their climate lobbying practices, and has warned of shareholder resolutions later this year.
Leading a $2trn (£1.6trn) investor coalition, which also included Swedish pension fund AP7, the fund targeted firms with high greenhouse gas emissions and a "significant role in energy-intensive sectors"....
ESG is increasingly important for schemes but trustees have little influence over manager decisions. Pádraig Floyd asks what they can do to redress the balance.
While it may be tough for small schemes to manage their approach to ESG-related investment risks, there are ways to meet this fiduciary responsibility, says Richard Butcher
Using convertible bonds could help pension fund investors to mitigate volatility while also sharing in upside during periods of growth, says Justin Craib-Cox.
Across the globe, fixed income investors are increasingly interested in environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. MFS Research Analyst Mahesh Jayakumar explains how MFS® incorporates ESG factors into fixed income research and looks at the opportunities and challenges facing investors.