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.