Blackrock has launched two ESG index funds for defined benefit and defined contribution (DC) schemes in response to growing demand for sustainable investment options.
The funds - which launched this month as authorised contractual schemes (ACS) - allocate to enhanced ESG profiles with lower-carbon footprints while aiming to achieve financial return objectives in global...
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NEST has signed up to the government-backed Star Initiative, taking all of its 8 million members' pension pots with it.
It is perhaps inherently difficult to find an agreed definition of value for money, but some methodologies could act as a stopgap, argues Jonathan Stapleton.