Scottish Widows has invested £2bn of pension fund assets to become the inaugural investor in BlackRock’s authorised contractual scheme (ACS) Climate Transition World Equity Fund.
The Brunel Pension Partnership has reduced the carbon intensity of its active portfolios by 7% compared their respective benchmarks, it has revealed today.
The Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) has joined a coalition of 88 investors to demand companies disclose more information on environmental impact.
A ShareAction survey has found pension schemes are leaving staff savings exposed to climate-related risks. Kim Kaveh looks at the findings.
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).
The government has rejected the Environmental Audit Committee's (EAC) proposal to make pension fund climate-related financial disclosures mandatory.
Rory Murphy argues there is no excuse for pension trustees to be taking a back seat on climate change risks in the investment chain.
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
A model aimed at reducing climate change-related financial risk exposure from corporate credit assets has been launched by Insight Investment.
Various risks can have significant effects on DB scheme liabilities, but what should schemes prepare for? James Phillips reports on four investors' views on the biggest looming risks.
Retirement savings of millions of members could be hit with significant losses if pension providers do not step up action on climate risks, according to research.
The UK's 25 largest defined benefit (DB) pension funds are being asked how they deal with climate risk after the government admitted a "widespread misunderstanding" of fiduciary duty.
PP research finds little support for amending pensions law to force consideration of climate risks.
This week we want to know if the way defined benefit (DB) schemes invest neglects UK enterprise and what you think the most important pensions story this year has been.
ESG fund ratings are an oft-used tool for impact investing, but lack of standardised data means other analysis is necessary. James Phillips explores their usefulness
BNP Paribas will end business with companies whose primary activities involve profiting from the extraction of oil or gas from shale or tar sands, while ramping up its investments in renewable energy.
The National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) has partnered with UBS to reduce its default fund's exposure to climate change risk, while attempting to influence corporate change.
Industry does not take climate risk to heart in its investment decisions, PP research reveals.
A person dedicated to fighting for pensioners is still needed according to research from PP.
Action must be taken to tackle the increasingly large gap in performance of auto-enrolment (AE) providers, according to a report by ShareAction.
The number of funds that consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues when they make investment decisions is small according to MSCI research.
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.
Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) has increased investments in the sustainable and green economy to more than a quarter of the fund, according to its annual 2014-15 report.
Political instability and environmental degradation are the top concerns for trustees according to this year's Association of Member Nominated Trustees (AMNT) survey.