Schemes urged to hold asset managers to account on net-zero targets for executive pay at oil and gas firms
Oil and gas majors are still rewarding executives for fossil fuel growth despite them committing to have net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, as experts urge institutional investors to take action.
Nest Pensions chief executive Helen Dean has been awarded a CBE for services to pension savings in the New Year Honours 2021.
More than half of Nest's overall portfolio will be within 'climate aware' strategies from February 2021, it has confirmed.
Nest Insight has outlined a series of opinions from employers trialling its hybrid sidecar savings tool, with most agreeing they “like the concept” but still raising concerns over inertia.
The whole pensions sector must collaborate if it is going to drive real change on climate issues, industry experts have warned.
Nest Insight has outlined a series of different options on how its planned hybrid savings tool could be implemented successfully by employers.
Here they are - the winners of the UK Pensions Awards 2020...
Professional Pensions spoke to BNP Paribas Asset Management head of sales Philip Dawes as part of an exclusive series of interviews with some of the finalists and winners of the UK Pensions Awards. This is what he had to say…
Nest has completed its plans to rid its investment portfolio of tobacco assets a year earlier than it had anticipated.
Here they are… The shortlists for this year's Professional Pensions Investment Awards.
Nest has set out plans to move to its default pension strategy towards a net-zero investment portfolio by 2050, with at least £5.5bn of equities pledged to climate aware strategies.
Nest saw average inflows of £400m in new contributions per month over the course of 2019/20, leading to a 67% increase in assets under management (AUM).
Millions of people are saving for a pension for the first time thanks to AE, but the Covid-19 crisis has posed a communications challenge. James Phillips looks at how to get the long-term nature of pensions across to this new generation of savers.
Just a minority of Nest members opted out of their pensions in the immediate aftermath of the second phased auto-enrolment (AE) contribution increase, the master trust reveals.
Collective pressure has delivered results on cutting carbon emissions, so pension scheme investors should take advantage of AGM season, says Diandra Soobiah
Nest members are making changes to their everyday lives to be more environmentally or socially responsible, but failing to take the same action on their pensions, the provider says.
The National Pension Trust’s global equity fund has been named as the best performing growth phase default fund over one and three years in a research report published by Defaqto.
Auto-enrolment reforms have transformed the UK’s pension system. Nick Reeve looks at latest research examining the lessons to be learned from the process.
Auto-enrolment master trust Nest has invested in an “environmentally aware” cash fund run by BlackRock as it steps up its climate change investment policy.
Jonathan Stapleton explains why the growing scale of DC providers is likely to herald rapid innovation in the market.
Nest has announced it has reached £10bn of assets under management (AuM) and has also appointed two external additions to its investment committee.
DC schemes are increasingly looking at investing in alternatives but face a number of challenges. Charlotte Moore takes a look at the issues they face.
Nest Invest has been authorised as an occupational pension scheme (OPS) firm by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Government auto-enrolment provider Nest has mapped out how it will aim to help tackle climate-related risks, by testing ways to support cutting carbon emissions to 1.5 degrees.