The Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) has shown support for Amazon's shareholder resolutions, advising its members vote for 11 of 12 shareholder proposals.
The market for bonds focused on ESG issues is growing exponentially, but how can schemes take advantage? James Phillips explores the issue
Richard Butcher says ESG is simply more of the same of what we do now, so why isn't it properly catching on?
Jupiter Global Sustainable Equities strategy manager Abbie Llewellyn-Waters explains how investors can understand ESG and how it can help deliver and drive long-term sustainability and returns
The Atlas Master Trust has incorporated sustainability into its default equity approach. Jonathan Stapleton speaks to both the scheme and its asset manager about the move
Steve Waygood, chief responsible investment officer at Aviva Investors, takes an in-depth look at the relationship between responsible investing and performance.
Industry Voice: Star CEOs are bringing into question what makes a good leader in a flatter, networked world. We explore what this means for the overall governance of companies
Respondents were divided on whether the Gogglebox series of adverts on auto-enrolment represented good value for money, after the government spent £800,000 on the partnership.
The lifetime allowance should be scrapped and replaced with a lower annual allowance, last week's Pensions Buzz respondents said.
Industry Voice: Russell Investments says considering the extent to which ESG factors impact not just the financial results, but other outcomes, is a good starting point.
Unison and ShareAction have analysed the new investment strategy statements across the £280bn scheme. Colin Meech says some funds have done nothing to produce ESG policies.
Abbie Llewellyn-Waters, manager of the Jupiter Global Sustainable Equity strategy, explains how she applies ESG analysis to determine favourable company growth outlooks across a range of sectors
Investors, driven by depressed interest rates, slower global economic growth and rich equity market valuations are examining non-traditional investment opportunities.
BNY Mellon has launched a range of reporting tools to help institutional investor clients track and evaluate portfolio investments based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.
The £711m Scottish Borders Council Pension Fund has joined Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM)'s global sustain strategy.
Willis Towers Watson's secure income fund has reached £1bn of commitments in the UK, as pension scheme demand for long-term sustainable income soars.
Smaller schemes should be given more time to prepare data for the pensions dashboard while larger counterparts should be brought on earlier, this week's Pensions Buzz respondents say.
A ShareAction survey has found pension schemes are leaving staff savings exposed to climate-related risks. Kim Kaveh looks at the findings.
Some of the UK's biggest pension schemes will be forced to report on climate risk in line with recommendations from the Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
Aviva Investors' Abigail Herron says GDP fails to measure the impact of economic growth on the planet's finite environmental resources
The Northern local government pension scheme (LGPS) pool has pledged to completely decarbonise its investments by 2050 in line with the 2015 Paris agreement.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is consulting on a new stewardship code that sets higher expectations for investor stewardship policy and practice.
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Merseyside Pension Fund has allocated an initial £400m of assets to a smart sustainability fund managed by State Street Global Advisors (SSGA).