The City and County of Swansea Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) will swap around a quarter of its assets to a low-carbon fund by the end of the month, it has announced.
The £2.1bn local authority scheme will transition £500m of equities into MSCI's world low-carbon target index fund, with BlackRock managing the assets, following trustee training on ESG issues. The...
Asset manager BNP Paribas has been awarded a private credit mandate by Nest following a competitive open tender.
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The Kent Pension Fund has reassured members that the closure of Woodford Investment Management will not affect its ability to pay benefits.
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LGPS Central has launched a multi-factor equity fund with climate considerations core to its investment process.