Requests for environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk monitoring are on the increase as investors show greater interest in responsible investment, AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) says.
The asset manager, whose total responsible investment assets managed grew 18% in 2013, said investors are "assigning greater importance to how ESG factors impact their returns in the long run". An AXA...
PwC, KPMG, EY and Deloitte must break up their consultancy and audit businesses into distinct firms to provide greater focus on the "most challenging and objective audits", the competition watchdog has said.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has released its first batch of guidance setting out how the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) conversion legislation may be used to resolve unequal payments.
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