The countdown to net zero is now well underway, Hope William-Smith take a look at how schemes are aligning with Paris Agreement goals.
Scottish Widows will aim to halve the carbon footprint of its investments by 2030 on the way to achieving net-zero across its entire portfolio of investments by 2050.
Professional Pensions is holding a webinar on how the pensions industry can make a real impact when it comes to ESG – asking what is better, to engage or to divest.
Scottish Widows has begun work with its fund management partners to divest at least £440m from companies which do not meet its ESG standards under a new exclusions policy.
Scottish Widows has invested £2bn of pension fund assets to become the inaugural investor in BlackRock’s authorised contractual scheme (ACS) Climate Transition World Equity Fund.
Scottish Widows has unveiled an updated stewardship policy detailing how it will undertake stewardship and engagement activity in support of its responsible investment framework.
Professional Pensions’ expert panel discusses how defined contribution (DC) default strategies will change following the crisis.
Scottish Widows is aiming to boost its sustainability practices by working under a new responsible investment and stewardship framework.
Scottish Widows has created a specialist responsible investment team to monitor sustainable activity across its fund range.
In the second edition of AE Watch, Maria Nazarova-Doyle looks at the performance of the UK's largest DC default funds.
PP has teamed up with JLT Employee Benefits to launch 'AE Watch', an initiative that examines the investment performance of DC default funds. Maria Nazarova-Doyle takes a look at the findings.
The industry is currently focused on the investment risks of DC default strategies. Maria Nazarova-Doyle says the real dangers could lie elsewhere
The disparity in the investment performance of the UK's top 10 defined contribution (DC) default funds is so large that savers in the best and worst funds are seeing a difference in annualised returns of nearly 50%, JLT research reveals.