The government plans to cement the UK's position as a global centre for green finance have received a significant boost, with chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiling proposals to issue the country's first sovereign green bond next year and make climate risk disclosure mandatory for major companies from 2025.
In a statement to parliament yesterday (10 November), Sunak said the government would issue the UK's first sovereign green bond in 2021, subject to market conditions. He also promised that the initial...
Asset manager Robeco has set a goal to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions across all its investments by 2050.
The winners of the Professional Pensions Investment Awards 2020 have been announced.
Legal and General Retirement (LGR) has committed to cutting the carbon emission intensity of its annuity book by half by 2030, while the overall group targets a net-zero portfolio by 2050.