Trustees are under increasing pressure to give more consideration to ESG factors. Stephanie Baxter looks at the most important questions they should be asking.
The UK is investing £10m in a national green finance research centre that will advise lenders, investors and insurers, enabling them to make environmentally sustainable decisions, and support a greener global economy.
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.
Sustainable pension investments are vital in overarching plans to push the UK to net-zero carbon emissions, Guy Opperman says.
The government has put forward proposals to require the 100 largest occupational pension schemes – those with £5bn or more in assets and all authorised master trusts – to publish climate risk disclosures by the end of 2022.