Professional Pensions rounds up some of the latest ESG and climate news from across the industry.
There is a lack of black people across senior role in financial services and there is a “strong business case” for improving diversity, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said.
IW teaming up for new LGBT Great Allies Awards
The Pension Protection Fund’s (PPF) median gender pay gap had risen to 15.71% as at 31 March 2020, up from 13% the year prior, according to its latest pay gap report.
Nadeem Ladha says positive noise on diversity and is disguising continuing inequalities and biases across the industry.
Institutional investors pushing to incorporate diversity, equity and inclusion in private markets portfolios
Institutional investors are pushing to incorporate diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and seeking to address imbalances in private markets portfolios, according to a report by Mercer.
Rothesay business development director Cleo Taylor Smith was named as joint winner of the Saleswoman/Marketer of the Year category at the third annual Women in Pensions Awards. She speaks to Professional Pensions about winning the accolade.
The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) and NextGen have partnered to offer a series of initiatives to “give a voice to the next generation of pension professionals”.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) chief executive Tracy Blackwell was named pensions woman of the year at the third annual Women in Pensions Awards. She speaks to Professional Pensions about winning the accolade.
PLSA survey finds trustee boards still insufficiently diverse; Most schemes have no plan in place to remedy situation
Greater diversity in the industry can improve decision-making and help with attracting and retaining talent but few schemes have diversity and inclusion plans in place, Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) research reveals.
Two-thirds of UK fund managers are reducing investments in companies that fail on diversity and inclusion scores, according to a survey by Edelman.
LGBT Great and Incisive Media are excited to announce they have signed a new and exclusive partnership to work together to accelerate progress of the LGBT+ agenda across the investment, pensions, wealth management and savings industry.
The gender pension gap has narrowed to just 1%, but the pay gap and part-time working ratio means women are still saving less per year than men, according to Scottish Widows.
Investment professionals are concerned that the sector is not doing enough to promote ethnic diversity, a new survey has revealed.
Leading figures of the investment management industry have today launched the 10,000 Black Interns programme which aims to improve and transform the career prospects of young black people in the UK.
Willis Towers Watson has set out a diversity action plan for the investment industry after its research found progress on diversity is “disappointingly slow” across the entire sector.
Standard Life Aberdeen and Fidelity have signed an open letter demanding action on inclusion in response to the Black Lives Matter movement.
Fewer than half of asset managers assess gender diversity as part of their investment analysis, latest research by Redington reveals.
The Diversity Project has launched a compendium to enable the investment and savings industry to accelerate its diversity and inclusion agenda.
The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis at the end of last month has prompted a huge wave of protest and soul-searching across the world.
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The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has published a step-by-step guide on diversity and inclusion detailing steps for trustees to follow to promote greater inclusivity.
The Pensions Regulator’s industry working group on diversity is a step in the right direction, says Elizabeth Bostock.