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After a few false dawns, ESG now seems to be worthy of the label ‘mainstream'. In association with Aviva Investors we bring you the latest news and research into this sustainable mega trend.
Aviva Investors' Abigail Herron says GDP fails to measure the impact of economic growth on the planet's finite environmental resources
"The future is already here - it's just not evenly distributed" - William Gibson
Aviva Investors explains the growth and protection benefits investors gain from real assets
Steve Waygood, chief responsible investment officer at Aviva Investors, takes an in-depth look at the relationship between responsible investing and performance.
Authorisation will lead to higher standards for all master trusts but their individual identities will remain, according to industry experts
Amrit McLean of Aviva considers an alternative approach to liability management exercises
Yesterday's increase in the Bank of England's (BoE) base rate will not have an immediate significant impact on defined benefit (DB) scheme funding but schemes should reconsider their investment allocation, industry commentators have said.
The combined deficit of the UK's 5,588 private sector defined benefit (DB) schemes was £85.6bn at the end of June, according to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
Aviva Investors has poached a team of eight equity fund managers from Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA), including two sector heads, as it opens an Edinburgh office for the firm.
UK pension funds are set to boost their allocations to alternative income assets by more than 50%, according to research by Aviva Investors.
The aggregate defined benefit (DB) funding level worsened in March, hitting its worst level since last August, the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has said.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes could have an aggregate surplus by 2021 under Pension Protection Fund (PPF) projections, its strategic plan for 2018 to 2021 reveals.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes saw a £21.1bn growth in their funding shortfall last month as both gilt yields and equities suffered falls, according to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
With the AGM season just around the corner, Victoria Ticha looks at what we can learn following the recent collapse of the construction giant
Franklin Templeton Investments has hired Aviva Investors' Christoph Butz as director of its UK consultant relations team.
Asset managers including JPMorgan Asset Management (JPMAM), BlackRock and Standard Life have backed an initiative set up by the 30% Club to push for a third of FTSE companies to have women on their boards.
Political uncertainty is back after the shock general election result, with the markets pricing in a softer Brexit. Watch out for the impact on sterling and gilt yields, warns Stephanie Baxter
Here they are - the winners of the Professional Pensions Investment Awards (PPIA) 2016
Anna Rule has been appointed head of property by RPMI Railpen as part of the expansion of its internal asset management team.
Suspended trading on 4 July
Aviva Investors has appointed four senior managers in a bid to expand its client solutions function.
Sports Direct is facing mounting pressure to launch an independent review of how it is run by some of the UK's largest institutional investors.
Follows moves by M&G, SLI, Aviva Investors and Henderson
M&G has joined Standard Life Investments and Aviva in suspending trading on its property fund in order to meet redemptions, amid a post-Brexit rush to exit the asset class.
Aviva Investors has appointed Florian de Chaisemartin as director of its London-based infrastructure debt team.
Ian Aylward has been hired by Punter Southall Aspire as head of defined contribution (DC) manager research as the firm further expands its business.
Several industry players have supported Which in demands for George Osborne to launch a pensions dashboard in next week's Budget.
John Dewey has been made head of investment strategy by Aviva Investors.
Here they are. The winners of the Professional Pensions Investment Awards (PPIA) 2015.