Professional Pensions rounds up some of the latest ESG and climate news from across the industry.
The Investment Association (IA) has urged the government to ensure clear guidelines and strong reporting standards in its planned issuance of the nation’s first green sovereign bonds, as part of a host of priorities outlined on behalf of its membership....
Addressing ESG risks has typically been easier in equities but there are many ways to do it in fixed income and LDI portfolios, writes Stephanie Baxter
Institutional investor demand for green UK sovereign bonds will be high as pension schemes seek to manage their climate change risks and tap up green opportunities, experts say.
Justin Craib-Cox looks at the role that green convertible bonds can play in pension fund portfolios.
Just Group has launched its inaugural green bond, raising £250m and becoming the first UK insurer to launch such an asset.
Demand for impact bonds is causing the creation of a bigger market with different targets, writes Josh Kendall.
Bonds aligned with more focused goals can boost companies’ green transition, says Shawn Keegan.
The Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and Amundi have launched a $500m (£403m) Asia climate bond portfolio.
The market for bonds focused on ESG issues is growing exponentially, but how can schemes take advantage? James Phillips explores the issue
Now Pensions has invested approximately £65m worth of green bonds through its diversified growth fund (DGF).
The market for green bonds is growing. Tammy McPherson looks at how the market is developing and how the asset could benefit schemes.