Nest has announced two infrastructure partnerships which will see the asset class make up 5% of its total portfolio.
Darren Philp says the dashboard programme team should be congratulated on the work it has done to put together a properly scoped out and stress tested plan that will maximise the chance of the project's success
Here it is, our monthly digest of the most important pension articles Professional Pensions has written and published over the last month, along with some contextual notes.
Government-backed auto-enrolment provider Nest has partnered with Octopus Renewables in a bid to increase investment in clean energy infrastructure.
Tender Watch: AkzoNobel selects Mercer Master Trust; Ofcom seeks sole trustee; Nest hires Atos for admin; XPS appointed by Welsh police
Professional Pensions rounds up some of the latest tender awards from across the industry.
Auto-enrolment (AE) remained resilient during the Covid-19 pandemic and in the wake of minimum contribution increases, according to a report by Nest Insight.
Dianne Day and Andrew Warwick-Thompson have been appointed as independent directors at workplace savings business Cushon.
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.