KPMG has introduced ratings for fiduciary management products and managers, mirroring its current approach with other investment manager funds.
The move is design to broaden choice for its clients, while building on its advice services, and the ratings will take account of operational processes, as well as the expertise and experience of the fiduciary...
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.