Comic relief founder launches campaign to shift £3trn of pension assets into sustainable investments
Film producer Richard Curtis - also co-founder of Comic Relief - has launched a campaign to help make the UK’s £3trn of pension assets more sustainable and ensure it is invested in building a better world after the coronavirus pandemic.
The £30bn Brunel Pension Partnership has hired CACEIS to provide cost transparency and benchmarking services across the partnership.
Norfolk County Council will lead a multi-provider framework agreement that will see 14 Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) funds share actuarial services, benefits and governance consultancy services.
The £30bn Brunel Pension Partnership has called on asset managers to become more climate-aware or face removal from its portfolios.
There is mounting pressure on schemes to engage more actively with firms in which they invest. Charlotte Moore takes a look at the different approaches being used.
The Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) has joined a coalition of 88 investors to demand companies disclose more information on environmental impact.
The Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) has invested £150m in a tax transparent fund launched by Robeco, which will provide a low-carbon approach to value investing.
The Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) has boosted its efforts to combat climate risk and the impacts of climate change in an updated environmental policy.
The Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) has made a £60m allocation to private debt fund Permira Credit Solutions III as it looks to capitalise on banks' withdrawal from lending.
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) can be put at the heart of investment decisions with the right approach according to a trustee at the Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF).
Pension funds need to consider alternative approaches before deciding to divest from areas such as fossil fuels according to three major schemes.
The Association of Member-Nominated Trustees (AMNT) has launched an initiative to give pension schemes more power to influence the companies they invest in.
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.
A group of local government pension funds in the South West are exploring pooling all their investments into a £19bn regional Collective Investment Vehicle (CIV).
Local government pension funds' true exposure to fossil fuels has been unveiled for the first time by environmental lobby groups.
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.
A Share Action roundtable hosted by Professional Pensions brought pensions schemes, investors and providers together to talk about how to engage members with responsible investment. Helen Morrissey looks at the challenges and opportunities
Finding an ESG manager is not as tricky as it was
The Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) has moved its entire £280m global passive equities portfolio into low carbon passive indices following concerns over its climate risk exposure.
There is no reason why small pension funds cannot do something to address the financial risks from future climate change, according to two large schemes.
Trustees need to pressure their consultants into exploring the rewards of sustainable investing, experts say
Shareholders have backed a resolution brought by a group of investors including 15 UK pension schemes to force Shell to measure and manage its exposure to climate change risk.
A group of sixteen pension schemes have launched a guide to responsible investment reporting in public equity.
A group of more than 150 shareholders including 13 UK public schemes have filed resolutions to force BP and Shell to disclose risks associated with climate change.