Here it is, our monthly digest of the most important pension articles Professional Pensions has written and published over the last month, along with some contextual notes.
Brunel Pension Partnership has completed transitioning almost £20bn of Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) assets, with most remaining transfers due this year.
Laura Chappell looks at how the lockdown has impacted mental health and why there is a human and business case for making sure help is available when employees of any seniority need it.
The countdown to net zero is now well underway, Hope William-Smith take a look at how schemes are aligning with Paris Agreement goals.
PGIM Real Estate has launched a UK affordable housing fund, after raising initial capital of £190m from Northern LGPS and Brunel Pension Partnership.
Eight major pension fund executives have called on prime minister Boris Johnson and the government to allow the financial sector to contribute to the UK’s decarbonisation efforts ahead of the COP26 summit in Glasgow.
Brunel Pension Partnership has launched a £300m multi-manager sub-fund focused on global small cap equities.
Brunel Pension Partnership has appointed four asset managers to run a £1.2bn sub-fund, while Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has appointed two specialist China managers.
Brunel Pension Partnership has opened a search for managers to run its £1.5bn multi-asset credit sub-fund.
Two years on from the launch of the LGPS pools, seven senior figures tell James Phillips all about the process and their plans.
The Brunel Pension Partnership has reduced the carbon intensity of its active portfolios by 7% compared their respective benchmarks, it has revealed today.
The Brunel Pension Partnership's decision on ESG divestment could go either way, say this week's 99 Pensions Buzz peers in split results.
The £30bn Brunel Pension Partnership has called on asset managers to become more climate-aware or face removal from its portfolios.
A group of 11 pension and investment funds have filed a resolution calling for Barclays to stop offering loans to fossil fuels companies.
Pension funds have expressed concerns that the transport industry is lagging behind on helping to tackle climate change in line with international expectations.
The Brunel Pension Partnership has launched an emerging markets sub-fund following the appointment of Genesis Investment Management, Wellington Management and Investec Asset Management as investment managers.
There is mounting pressure on schemes to engage more actively with firms in which they invest. Charlotte Moore takes a look at the different approaches being used.
Some of the UK's biggest pension schemes will be forced to report on climate risk in line with recommendations from the Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
Brunel Pension Partnership has begun a formal search process to appoint managers to run a £1.1bn emerging market equity portfolio.
Brunel Pension Partnership has launched its authorised contractual scheme (ACS) and first sub-fund managing around £1.6bn of UK equities.
The £30bn Brunel Pension Partnership has announced it will commit £340m to long-lease property funds for three of its 10 local authority partner funds.
The £30bn Brunel Pension Partnership has appointed Hermes Equity Ownership Services (EOS) to provide voting and engagement services.
The Local Pensions Partnership (LPP) has become the fourth local authority pool signatory to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
LGPS Central has become the fourth local authority pensions pool to sign up to the code of cost transparency.