Claudia Chapman sets out why schemes should look at expand their stewardship reporting and learn from best practice.
Brunel Pension Partnership has launched two investment vehicles to target infrastructure assets that meet Paris Agreement objectives for its partner funds.
A proposal to ensure savers receive a Pension Wise appointment prior to accessing their retirement pot has received cross-party support in parliament, while Labour seeks net-zero pensions by 2050.
The government plans to cement the UK's position as a global centre for green finance have received a significant boost, with chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiling proposals to issue the country's first sovereign green bond next year and make climate risk...
With renewed urgency, governments and businesses strive for climate improvements, and pension schemes should take advantage, say Sammy Suzuki and Kent Hargis.
Just Group has launched its inaugural green bond, raising £250m and becoming the first UK insurer to launch such an asset.
Morten Nilsson explains why the BTPS is aiming to be net zero on carbon emissions by 2035, and how it plans to get there.
Julian Mund writes about planning for the future and the four challenges he sees for the pension industry over the next five years.
The BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) has become the latest pension fund to commit to a net-zero investment strategy by a fixed date in order to mitigate the financial risks from climate change.
Asset managers are increasingly feeling the pressure from institutional investors including pension funds to address ESG issues and provide greater transparency on their efforts to tackle the risks, Russell Investments finds.
Trustees need to develop their understanding and capacity around ESG issues to be able to make better decisions for their members, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) says.
Simon Bond looks at how Covid-19 has caused a surge in the issuance of social bonds and whether this will continue
Barnett Waddingham has used a Camradata service to source bespoke ESG manager research and market insights, as well as establish universes and strategies for ESG-related funds for clients.
The Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) has launched a research series focused on identifying practical ways to improve trustee and contract-based scheme provider engagement on ESG issues.
Nest has completed its plans to rid its investment portfolio of tobacco assets a year earlier than it had anticipated.
The resilience of credit investors will be tested as the world recovers from Covid-19, says Colin Purdie.
Dan Roarty looks at how the companies with the strongest ESG ratings have fared financially in comparison to their peers throughout the pandemic
More than 60 civil society leaders including MPs, climate experts, faith leaders and local councillors have signed an open letter accusing pensions and financial inclusion minister Guy Opperman of backing continued investment in fossil fuels.
Nest has set out plans to move to its default pension strategy towards a net-zero investment portfolio by 2050, with at least £5.5bn of equities pledged to climate aware strategies.
Amid the economic fallout from Covid-19, ESG issues have never been more relevant, says Tegs Harding.
Tasmin Patel and Keith Webster look at the implications of the new stewardship requirements for pension schemes.
James Riley says sustainability involves balance, and one of the key areas where this needs to be struck is DB funding.
Lorna Blyth looks at how an amendment to the Pension Schemes Bill could force pension schemes to align their investment strategies with the Paris climate agreement.
The Brunel Pension Partnership has reduced the carbon intensity of its active portfolios by 7% compared their respective benchmarks, it has revealed today.