Dr Pooja Khosla and Amer Khan argue that schemes should use their monetary power to seek change rather than divest.
Professional Pensions is holding a webinar on how the pensions industry can make a real impact when it comes to ESG – asking what is better, to engage or to divest.
Scottish Widows has begun work with its fund management partners to divest at least £440m from companies which do not meet its ESG standards under a new exclusions policy.
This week's Pensions Buzz respondents were split on whether more schemes should follow NEST's decision to divest from tobacco.
Government rules over ethical investment in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) will hit the Supreme Court as campaigners contest state interference.
Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) members should be responsible for most of the cost of increased contributions if the scheme's defined benefit (DB) section remains open to accrual, Pensions Buzz respondents say.
Pension schemes that divest from stocks in sectors such as tobacco, arms, or fossil fuels are acting in an "unethical" manner, according to the Institute of Economic Affairs' (IEA) head of lifestyle economics.
One of the curiosities of Carillion's failure was how shareholders in the firm seemingly failed to notice the firm's demise.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has become the hundredth MP to call for the £621m parliamentary pension scheme to divest from fossil fuels.
Unison has passed a motion that says it will seek to divest the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) from fossil fuels over the next five years.
As the economy moves towards low-carbon alternatives, how do pension funds put pressure on those companies failing to keep pace? James Phillips explores
Southwark Council has announced its £1.2bn pension fund will cut investments in fossil fuels and explore opportunities in sustainable energy infrastructure.
Waltham Forest Pension Fund has announced it will divest from fossil fuels over the next five years after concerns over stranded assets.
A person dedicated to fighting for pensioners is still needed according to research from PP.
This week we want to know if the UK needs a pensions minister if the Chancellor always has the last word and whether too many schemes are divesting from fossil fuels.
PP finds potential political interference in the LGPS on divestment decisions is causing concern.
PP examines how climate change risks affect pensions and what trustees can do