The Northern local government pension scheme (LGPS) pool has pledged to completely decarbonise its investments by 2050 in line with the 2015 Paris agreement.
LGPS Central has selected three external managers for its emerging markets equity multi-manager fund.
Merseyside Pension Fund has allocated an initial £400m of assets to a smart sustainability fund managed by State Street Global Advisors (SSGA).
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The local government pension scheme (LGPS) frameworks have launched their latest procurement framework for legal services.
Government rules over ethical investment in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) will hit the Supreme Court as campaigners contest state interference.
Local government workers who are outsourced to independent contractors will soon be allowed to remain in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
Brunel Pension Partnership has launched its authorised contractual scheme (ACS) and first sub-fund managing around £1.6bn of UK equities.
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets Pension Fund has purchased protection for around £700m of equities in the run-up to its March 2019 triennial valuation.
Scotland's second largest local pension fund has appointed Doug Heron as its new chief executive to replace outgoing Clare Scott.
The Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) has announced the sudden death of its chairman, Ian Greenwood, on Monday (12 November) night at age 68.
Susan Martin says there are lots of challenges to grapple with ahead of next year's LGPS valuations.
The £30bn Brunel Pension Partnership has announced it will commit £340m to long-lease property funds for three of its 10 local authority partner funds.
LGPS Central has appointed Hermes Equity Ownership Services (EOS) to run engagement and voting services for the investments of its nine local authority funds.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) is in the process of convening an industry-wide group to take forward the work of the Institutional Disclosure Working Group (IDWG).
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has named its first three asset managers to oversee a circa £1.2bn UK equity portfolio.
Barry McKay has joined Barnett Waddingham to build its public sector pensions business after more than 22 years working for Hymans Robertson, PP can reveal.
The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) for England and Wales is in a financially robust position and funds have vastly improved since 2013, according to the Government Actuary's Department (GAD).
A nationwide survey of committee and local pension board members of the Local Government Pension Scheme has revealed high levels of confidence in all areas of their responsibility.
Andrew Warwick-Thompson is to step down from his role as chief executive of LGPS Central next spring, the £45bn pool has announced.
The £30bn Brunel Pension Partnership has appointed Hermes Equity Ownership Services (EOS) to provide voting and engagement services.
The LGPS Access local authority pool has received approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for its global equity sub-fund.
Brunel Pension Partnership has selected MSCI to provide benchmark data for £10bn of its equity allocation.