UK banks and asset managers were responsible for financing 805 million tonnes of CO2 in 2019, which would make the City of London the ninth biggest emitter in the world if it were a country, according to a report by Greenpeace UK and the World Wildlife...
Ethical pensions campaign Make My Money Matter (MMMM) has launched a charter calling for a net zero pensions industry.
Pensions minister Guy Opperman has set out a timetable for secondary legislation to bring Pension Schemes Act provisions into force.
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.