The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has today released its updated defined contribution (DC) code of practice, as well as six guides on complying with legal obligations.
Carl Short has been appointed director of engagement at Hermes EOS in London and started work in March.
Catherine Howarth believes the inclusion of ESG considerations in the IORP II Directive is crucial to protect pension savers in a highly uncertain, low-returns environment.
Honor Fell and Nick Lewis look at why environmental, social and governance integration remains challenging for many pension funds.
Historically UK pension funds have been behind the curve when it comes to integrating ESG issues into investment decision making. However, Lynn Strongin-Dodds believes this is changing.
Pension schemes must engage with the shift towards de-carbonisation by investing in environmentally friendly infrastructure according to a leading figure.
The number of funds that consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues when they make investment decisions is small according to MSCI research.
The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has partnered with BNP Paribas Investment Partners to provide expert commentary on environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria in investment decisions.
Recent research shows pension schemes are demanding more information from asset managers about their investments. Helen Morrissey asks what this means.
WHEB will be the first asset manager to adopt the Red Line voting principles developed by the Association of Member Nominated Trustees (AMNT) to give trustees more power.
PP finds potential political interference in the LGPS on divestment decisions is causing concern.
The recent DCLG proposal to give government powers to overrule LGPS investment decisions is ill judged according to Catherine Howarth.
Ethical investing has been strengthened by the European Parliament's economic and monetary affairs (ECON) committee, which approved the Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision (IORP) II Directive by 47 to three votes.
The proportion of pension funds that say stewardship is regularly discussed at trustee meetings has risen to 37%, according to a Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) survey.
Janice Turner explains the significance of the organisation's Red Lines Voting project
Alice Garton explains why trustees are in danger of being taken to court to establish their obligations to consider financially material environmental risks
Paul Traynor says straight talking, flexible products and ethical options would make sure young workers save into a pension
Investors in Europe will be offered access to three responsible fund strategies for the first time say Nuveen Investments and TIAA-CREF.
Local government pension funds' true exposure to fossil fuels has been unveiled for the first time by environmental lobby groups.
Social pension funds would finance much-needed investment in housing and rehabilitation at a time of austerity while encouraging a stronger savings culture, according to a report.
Lionel Pernias discusses the role ESG factors can play in supporting "buy and maintain" solutions.
A Share Action roundtable hosted by Professional Pensions brought pensions schemes, investors and providers together to talk about how to engage members with responsible investment. Helen Morrissey looks at the challenges and opportunities
Water should not be considered a niche asset class as it provides a good match for pension funds, Natasha Browne hears
The Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PIP) has announced its solar photovoltaics (PV) fund has reached its first close with £131m commitments from four UK schemes.