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Real assets, including rail, is a popular asset class for pension schemes' investments on the path to net zero
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Real assets, including rail, is a popular asset class for pension schemes' investments on the path to net zero

While the number of pension schemes with a commitment to achieve net zero has seen a year-on-year increase of 12 percentage points, only 17% expect to reach their goal before 2050, Aviva Investors says.

The asset manager's Real Assets Study 2021 - published today (23 November) - looked at how pensions schemes and global investors more generally are responding to the evolving ESG landscape. The research...

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