US-based Federated Investors has completed its acquisition of a 60% interest in Hermes Investment Management from the BT Pension Scheme (BTPS).
A growing number of schemes are moving towards integrating responsible investment policies into investment processes. Charlotte Moore looks at how funds are approaching this
While the majority of UK's largest pension funds have taken action on climate change, parliament says some are still failing to manage their schemes responsibly
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) can be put at the heart of investment decisions with the right approach according to a trustee at the Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF).
Planned changes to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) investment regulations are akin to dictatorship, a Labour shadow minister has said.
Universities Superannuation Scheme is one of few UK pension funds actively addressing climate change risks. Co-head of responsible investment David Russell tells Stephanie Baxter how to bring the rest of the industry up to speed.
Fresh government guidance asks LGPS funds to have ESG policies but this could be at odds with their requirement to act in line with UK foreign and defence policies. Stephanie Baxter asks whether it is cause for concern.
Joshua Kendall believes more focus needs to be placed on ESG in fixed income.
Saker Nusseibeh asks whether difficult investment conditions have forced investors to turn away from responsible investment.
Trustees believe climate change is the lowest risk for their schemes, according to this year's Association of Member Nominated Trustees (AMNT) survey.
TPO decision on appeals will lead to better outcomes, say respondents.
There are no boundaries to smaller schemes taking environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into consideration in their investment decisions says Mark Thompson.
This week we want to know if the Pension Ombudsman's decision to participate in more appeals against its decisions will lead to better judgements for members.
Contrary to common belief, getting fund managers to take account of ESG factors is not necessarily out of bounds for smaller schemes. Michael Klimes finds out how trustees can do it.
The Pensions Regulator has warned trustees against complacency when assessing environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues within portfolios.
BNP Paribas Securities Services has signed up to the United Nations' Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
Some of the world's biggest fund managers voted against a shareholder resolution to force ExxonMobil to assess financial risks posed by climate change.
People are shocked by PP's revelations that most of the pensions industry is failing to take stock of the financial risks posed by climate change. Stephanie Baxter asks what is going on.
Janice Turner says the debate on executive pay is now becoming mainstream.
This week's Pensions Buzz results on ESG have caused a lot of debate finds Helen Morrissey.
Industry does not take climate risk to heart in its investment decisions, PP research reveals.
Asset managers should be held to account on environmental, governance and social (ESG) issues by trustees according to Will Oulton.
The Pensions Regulator's updated DC code outlines what it expects of trustees, but it is not mandatory. James Phillips explores what trustees can take from its recommendations.
The National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) has outlined its approach to protecting members against environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks.