Blackrock has launched two ESG index funds for defined benefit and defined contribution (DC) schemes in response to growing demand for sustainable investment options.
The City and County of Swansea Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) will swap around a quarter of its assets to a low-carbon fund by the end of the month, it has announced.
The £11bn Co-operative Group Pension Scheme (Pace) has chosen LGIM's future world multi-asset fund as its defined contribution (DC) default, switching £290m of member assets into the strategy.
With record numbers saving for retirement, Guy Opperman says we have an opportunity to make it easier for people to engage with their pensions
Pension fund investors could face further disclosure requirements on ESG matters as an industry working group considers fresh law for trustees for as soon as next year.
There is mounting pressure on schemes to engage more actively with firms in which they invest. Charlotte Moore takes a look at the different approaches being used.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has updated its defined contribution (DC) investment guidance to reflect changes to upcoming ESG regulations, following requests from the industry for further information.
While greater consideration of ESG is boosting impressions of UK pension funds, Brexit is dampening investor confidence, notes David Weeks.
The Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) has joined a coalition of 88 investors to demand companies disclose more information on environmental impact.
While there has been a surge in the number of people investing for retirement, Jonathan Stapleton says too few are engaged with their investments and explains why this must change.
The government's auto-enrolment provider NEST is going tobacco-free across all of its investment portfolios after concluding the asset is a "poor investment" for its eight million members.
Michael Kind looks at how to get millennial savers talking about their pension and move them to action.
Greater incentives are needed to encourage institutional investors, including pension funds, to invest in such a way to help prevent climate change, investment experts have argued.
This week's Pensions Buzz respondents rejected James Brokenshire's suggestion that savers should be able to use their pensions to fund deposits for house purchases.
Pension schemes and their investment managers must take their environmental and social responsibilities seriously and use funds to tackle climate change, Guy Opperman has said.
Asset managers must begin publishing engagement policies for investee companies in a bid to improve stewardship, transparency, and stakeholder relationships.
This week's Pensions Buzz respondents have decidedly rejected former energy and climate change secretary Sir Ed Davey's argument that schemes should divest from fossil fuel intensive companies.
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.
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