The government’s ban on boycotts by public institutions may extend to the Local Government Pension Schemes (LGPS).
The £45bn Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has launched its largest fund to date, with £5bn of Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) assets being allocated to global equity alpha.
The Kent Pension Fund has reassured members that the closure of Woodford Investment Management will not affect its ability to pay benefits.
The £30bn Brunel Pension Partnership pool has selected Truvalue Labs to evaluate ESG and reputational risks across all of its asset managers.
Local authority schemes must work alongside other stakeholders, in the UK and abroad, to deliver meaningful action on ESG issues, says John Gray
Nick Greenwood – the former manager of the £2.2bn Berkshire Pension Fund – died earlier this month.
Insticube analysis reveals fewer than one in five institutional investors positive about asset managers
Just 18% of institutional investors feel positive about the service they receive from the asset managers, analysis from independent data platform Insticube finds.
The Local Government Pension Scheme Scheme Advisory Board (SAB) has chosen technology provider Byhiras to develop a platform to ensure that asset managers comply with its cost transparency code.
The various potential routes for the government to respond to the McCloud judgment will mean some members lose out, writes Moira Warner.
Funds in LGPS Central will be given additional assistance to assist collection and analysis of investment costs after the pool partnered with KAS Bank.
The changes likely to be required in public sector pension schemes following the McCloud judgement could have significant financial consequences for public sector outsourcing contractors, Aon says.
LGPS Central has launched an active, multi-manager emerging markets equity fund.
The government is consulting on merging the £0.5bn West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority Pension Fund (WMITAPF) with the £15.7bn West Midlands Pension Fund (WMPF).
The City and County of Swansea Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) will swap around a quarter of its assets to a low-carbon fund by the end of the month, it has announced.
There is mounting pressure on schemes to engage more actively with firms in which they invest. Charlotte Moore takes a look at the different approaches being used.
The government must find an additional £4bn of annual funding for public service pensions after it was denied leave to appeal a case concerning age discrimination.
The £9bn Merseyside Pension Fund (MPF) has pledged £30m of scheme assets to a private direct lending fund designed to support small businesses and the UK economy.
Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) funds must set investment objectives after the competition watchdog expanded those caught by its market investigation, but more clarity is needed, Hymans Robertson has said.
There will be "ups and downs" for employers in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) as it carries out its 2019 valuation against the backdrop of the cost cap suspension and the McCloud judgment.
Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion have interrupted the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association's (PLSA) local authority conference as a minister rejected calls for intervention.
The government needs to urgently provide clarity, substance and timing on key changes to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has said.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association's (PLSA) policy board has agreed a four-year plan focusing on consolidation, adequate contributions, effective management and well-run schemes.
The Merseyside and Tyne & Wear pension funds have joined as limited partners in the final investment round of Hearthstone Investment Management's ten-year closed-ended private equity fund.
The former head of the Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PIP) has joined the £45bn local authority pool for nine Midlands-based pension funds.