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.
Collective pressure has delivered results on cutting carbon emissions, so pension scheme investors should take advantage of AGM season, says Diandra Soobiah
Nest members are making changes to their everyday lives to be more environmentally or socially responsible, but failing to take the same action on their pensions, the provider says.
Demand for impact bonds is causing the creation of a bigger market with different targets, writes Josh Kendall.
Companies with poor pay or governance practices could face divestments from savers aged over 40 with women leading the way, a Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) survey finds.
PP’s expert panel discusses the implementation and integration of ESG into investment
Investors must keep up with the opportunities and challenges arising from disruption off the back of climate change and technological advances, says Julian Lyne.
The Parliamentary Contribution Pension Fund has been criticised for continuing to invest in fossil-fuel heavy companies despite a push into renewable energies.
Guy Opperman says he will not slow down on aiming to implement “ambitious” programmes to tackle climate change while the government will also continue to intervene where it feels the industry is not doing enough.
Cross-industry task force issues guidance on stricter climate-related disclosures for pension schemes
A consultation has been launched on guidance to help schemes get to grips with assessing, managing, and reporting climate-related risks in-line with Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
Sackers has published its fourth guide for trustees on ESG and climate change-related risks, designed to help compliance with upcoming regulatory requirements.
Bonds aligned with more focused goals can boost companies’ green transition, says Shawn Keegan.
Schemes must do more to lessen the financial risks of climate change, says Guy Opperman.