The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has made its first direct investment into UK social housing after providing the majority of Monmouthshire Housing Association’s (MHA) recent £85m debt refinancing.
The lifeboat fund's £65m offer sits alongside £20m of flexible finance from Barclays and will last for 40 years. It is designed to release MHA's financial capacity and allow for delivery of ESG aims and...
ESG Watch: Warning to pension schemes; MSCI's call to asset managers; Russell Investments outlines 2050 net-zero goal
Professional Pensions rounds up some of the latest ESG and climate news from across the industry.
Net zero, engagement, and ESG fund trends: Incisive Media unveils Sustainable Investment Festival programme
Professional Pensions' parent Incisive Media is pleased to announce the programme for its inaugural Sustainable Investment Festival, which will run online from 22 to 25 June, with pensions and financial inclusion minister Guy Opperman among the keynote...
As deficits skyrocket, bond investors have an opportunity to engage with governments to try to ensure they tackle climate change, argues Thomas Dillon.
Schemes need to obtain emissions data to measure their carbon footprint, but this process comes with challenges. Stephanie Baxter explores how to overcome them and why schemes need to look beyond emissions
The Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) will cut its carbon emissions by 50% from a 2010 baseline level by the end of this decade on its trajectory to net zero.