While the pensions industry’s approach to ESG has changed considerably since three years ago, there are still opportunities for schemes to take advantage of, says Lauren Peacock.
Over three quarters (78%) of defined contribution (DC) members feel their pension scheme is not aligned with their values, latest research by Franklin Templeton shows.
Investments in social infrastructure can deliver market-rate, or better, financial returns while making a positive contribution to communities and the environment. But to achieve this dual return, investors need to be able to measure and manage their...
Markets were spooked last week by the prospect of an Italian snap election, raising concerns over its future position in the EU. While a government has been formed, it is too soon to sound the all-clear, writes Stephanie Baxter
Franklin Templeton Investments has made David Whitehair head of defined contribution (DC) in a newly-created role, which will see him develop the firm's UK offering.