Whenever a group of pensions professionals are in a room discussing ethical social and governance factors (ESG) it doesn't take long for the Cowan v Scargill case to come up.
The ruling in this case - that the National Coal Board pension fund could not pull overseas investments for ethical reasons and could not withdraw investments from industries competing with coal - is used...
Despite improvements in investment manager attitudes towards responsible investment, research reveals there is a way to go before the majority deliver meaningful action. Victoria Ticha explores why
The Co-operative Bank is set to continue de-risking pension schemes after it mitigated further losses by switching from the retail prices index (RPI) to the consumer prices index (CPI).
A model aimed at reducing climate change-related financial risk exposure from corporate credit assets has been launched by Insight Investment.
Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) members should be responsible for most of the cost of increased contributions if the scheme's defined benefit (DB) section remains open to accrual, Pensions Buzz respondents say.