BMO Global Asset Management has begun excluding companies with fossil fuel reserves from some of its responsible funds, with an aim to completely divest across the range by 2020.
Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) members will meet The Pensions Regulator (TPR) next month after lobby groups warned just 12 funds highlighted climate change risks in their investment strategy statements.
Asset managers will come under increasing scrutiny to be good stewards of pension funds once the UK leaves the European Union, Jonathan Lipkin has predicted.
While it can be difficult to isolate the impact that ESG factors have on the performance of credit instruments, the research is becoming hard to ignore, finds Helen Morrissey
Research from Hermes Investment Management shows a clear relationship between environmental, social and governance (ESG) credentials and performance from a credit perspective.
A global alliance of pension funds and investors have come together to call on fast food giants such as McDonald's to slash their use of antibiotics.
As the economy moves towards low-carbon alternatives, how do pension funds put pressure on those companies failing to keep pace? James Phillips explores
A supermajority of pensions buzz respondents rebuked a suggestion that all defined benefit (DB) schemes should be merged into one.
The National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) has partnered with UBS to reduce its default fund's exposure to climate change risk, while attempting to influence corporate change.
Natanje Holt says the pensions dashboard could hold the key to helping people engage with their saving if it is set up correctly
The greatest environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk in a typical defined contribution (DC) default fund is the way businesses are run, a report has found.
Australia's seventh biggest superfund puts ESG issues at the very heart of its investment decision process. Stephanie Baxter takes a look at UniSuper's grown-up strategy
Standard Life Investments has hired Deborah Gilshan from Railpen to be the firm's governance and stewardship director in its environmental, social and governance (ESG) team.
Asha Mehta bursts some myths around ESG.
PP Online looks back at a very busy year for pensions. Here's what happened between July and September.
Members of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) have relaunched their campaign pressing trustees to ditch weapon investments, arguing they need a "pension to be proud of".
Janice Turner welcomes recent government proposals which will help trustees become more active stewards of the assets they hold.
European pension plans regard Brexit as a headwind for global growth according to a report by CREATE-Research and Amundi.
ShareAction has called on the UK government to ensure protections within IORPs II are adopted despite the results of the EU referendum.
This week we want to know if greater government intervention in the investment consultant market improves outcomes for members, and do you think corporate pension consultants are worth their fees?
The Association of Member-Nominated Trustees (AMNT) has launched an initiative to give pension schemes more power to influence the companies they invest in.
Short termism is short changing tomorrow's pensioners
Finding an ESG manager is not as tricky as it was