Schemes need to obtain emissions data to measure their carbon footprint, but this process comes with challenges. Stephanie Baxter explores how to overcome them and why schemes need to look beyond emissions
The Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) will cut its carbon emissions by 50% from a 2010 baseline level by the end of this decade on its trajectory to net zero.
Nest has announced two infrastructure partnerships which will see the asset class make up 5% of its total portfolio.
Roger Mattingly discusses how trustees can manage their ESG obligations
Eoin Murray, Head of Investment at the international business of Federated Hermes takes a trip down memory lane and into the future with ESG….
Professional Pensions rounds up some of the latest ESG and climate news from across the industry.
Sackers has published its fifth ESG and climate change guide to help pension scheme trustees understand and respond to the latest regulatory requirements including the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
A climate strategy for The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is set to be announced in the coming weeks which will support trustees as they carry out work to meet the new Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) requirements.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is seeking views on how trustees understand the role of social factors in pension scheme ESG policies.
The relevance and value of ESG integration in investments is growing and is expected to become more important in coming years, according to a paper by Aon.
Professional Pensions parent Incisive Media is pleased to announce the first keynote speakers for its inaugural Sustainable Investment Festival, which takes place live online between 22-25 June.
Pension providers need to tackle rampant ‘pension apathy’ by allowing savers to have a greater say in how their investment is used to tackle issues of concern such as climate change, Aviva says.
Helping firms 'get ahead' under SFDR
Addressing ESG risks has typically been easier in equities but there are many ways to do it in fixed income and LDI portfolios, writes Stephanie Baxter
Regulatory pressures over ESG will only intensify. Lucy Tusa says it is better for trustees to embrace this direction of travel sooner rather than later
With so much for trustees to grapple with currently, Stephanie Baxter looks at the most important questions they should be asking about ESG.
Professional Pensions rounds up some of the latest ESG and climate news across the industry from sister title Investment Week.
Despite Brexit, indirect EU impacts are expected to influence how UK schemes and their asset managers stay alert to ESG issues, writes Charlotte Moore.
Jonathan Stapleton speaks to Hymans Robertson senior partner John Dickson and managing partner Shireen Anisuddin as the firm celebrates its 100th anniversary, discussing the consultancy’s first 100 years and looking to the future of both its business...
The government will consult on mandating the use of simpler annual statements while also setting out an approach to a “pension statement season”, says Guy Opperman.
The switch to a zero-carbon economy provides the opportunity for attractive returns for pension funds, even if they are "not shoot the lights out returns", says Lord Adair Turner.
Trustees should not automatically dismiss investments in certain sectors on the basis of their core operations but consider their wider fiduciary duty to members, says Richard Butcher.
Adrian Boulding and Dr Daniel Philps look at how artificial intelligence will make it easier for investors to understand the ESG performance of their investee companies.
With sustainable investing proliferating rapidly and ESG ratings becoming embedded in financial markets, providers are coming under the spotlight over the transparency of their scoring systems, writes Pedro Gonçalves.