Ethical investing has been strengthened by the European Parliament's economic and monetary affairs (ECON) committee, which approved the Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision (IORP) II Directive by 47 to three votes.
The IORP II Directive has divided the UK pension industry with some saying it will improve governance standards while others have said it will create too much red tape. In November 2014 UK trustees...
The proposed cold-calling ban may be ineffective if a collaborative regulatory approach between the UK and the European Union (EU) is not maintained post-Brexit, the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has warned.
Some 56% of defined contribution (DC) asset managers do not believe they will have transaction cost information in time for pension funds' March year-end statements, according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) research.
NEST has appointed Clive Elphick, Martin Turner, Mutaz Qubbaj and Chris Hitchen as trustee members of its reshaped board.
Most people want to avoid investing in projects that contribute to climate change, and would consider moving to another less-exposed provider, according to a survey commissioned by ClientEarth.