Pension fund investors could face further disclosure requirements on ESG matters as an industry working group considers fresh law for trustees for as soon as next year.
Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion have interrupted the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association's (PLSA) local authority conference as a minister rejected calls for intervention.
For too long, ESG has been talked about as if it were something outside our main investment process. Jonathan Stapleton says this must change.
The Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) has invested £150m in a tax transparent fund launched by Robeco, which will provide a low-carbon approach to value investing.
Some of the UK's biggest pension schemes have co-founded an initiative to better understand how the transition to a low carbon economy affects their investments.
Church Commissioners for England has co-filed a shareholder resolution at ExxonMobil to force the US oil and gas giant to disclose how it will cope in a lower carbon world.
Shareholder resolutions will be filed at three major mining firms later this month to force them to raise disclosure of the risks posed by climate change.
Aatish Suchak highlights the importance of managing carbon risk in a portfolio.
The Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) has become the first scheme to commit its investments to the international target to limit global warming to two degrees.
Pension schemes have invested in fossil fuels for many years but Eoin Fahy believes now might be the time to look at alternatives
A shareholder resolution forcing Chevron to halt spending on high-carbon assets has been rejected by 96% of shareholders.
Stranded carbon assets, poor staff management and concerns over working conditions pose significant financial risks to companies, Standard Life Investments (SLI) warns.
UK pension funds' approach to carbon holdings and sustainability risks is "very varied", ShareAction chief executive Catherine Howarth says.
The Prince of Wales has called on pension funds to use their power as institutional investors to bring environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues into mainstream investment.
Investors have exposed themselves to a $6trn (£3.9trn) "carbon bubble" by failing to address sustainability, research says.
Institutional investors have urged EU finance ministers to revise the emission trading scheme to combat the "exceptionally low" price of carbon.
A group of institutional investors has written to the world's largest public companies to demand reductions in their carbon emissions.
The impact of tighter carbon emissions rules on corporate profits will catch out schemes whose investment strategy on climate change is to "wait and see", Carbon Footprint Investments warns.