Unison and ShareAction have analysed the new investment strategy statements across the £280bn scheme. Colin Meech says some funds have done nothing to produce ESG policies.
A pensions bill expected next year must include law to require schemes to collect, publish and analyse cost transparency data from their asset managers, MPs have been told.
The University of Manchester is consulting on closing its non-academic staff final salary fund to future accrual and enrolling new recruits into a defined contribution (DC) scheme.
The University of Southampton has confirmed plans to close the Pension and Assurance Scheme for Non-Academic Staff (PASNAS) to new members at the end of December.
Unions have criticised the University of Southampton for planning to close its lower-tiered earners' defined benefit (DB) pension scheme while paying its vice-chancellor over £400,000 a year.
Local Government Pension Schemes (LGPS) are being urged to divest £16bn from carbon within five years in a nationwide campaign launched by Unison today.
John Gray expains why pension funds should be invested in members' interests and not at the whim of the current foreign secretary.
Unison has passed a motion that says it will seek to divest the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) from fossil fuels over the next five years.
The government has suffered a major defeat in the High Court after its rules on Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) investments were deemed unlawful.
Planned changes to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) investment regulations are akin to dictatorship, a Labour shadow minister has said.
More than 100,000 people have signed a parliamentary petition to demand the government re-consider proposed changes to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) investment regulations.
A shareholder resolution at Pearson has been filed by a coalition of schemes including Unison's staff pension fund to urge the company to review its business strategy.
PP finds potential political interference in the LGPS on divestment decisions is causing concern.
PP looks at how planned LGPS reforms could undermine members' rights
GMB members at United Utilities in the North-West are being balloted over industrial action in response to plans to close the company's defined benefit (DB) pension scheme.
Workers at EDF Energy have backed a deal negotiated by GMB and Unison which allows new entrants access to a defined benefit (DB) pension scheme.
Workers at United Utilities are set to vote on industrial action if the firm goes ahead with plans to close its defined benefit (DB) scheme.
Three unions are prepared to ballot 1200 members of 1600 workers at Northumbrian Water and Essex and Suffolk Water over proposals to axe the company's final salary scheme.
A group of investors including two UK schemes have urged Shell to drop its membership from a US lobby group accused of being obstructive on climate policy.
WSB understands that Unison has been unsuccessful in its bid to overturn employment tribunal fees.
Unite and Unison are preparing campaigns to help employees claim back-dated holiday pay including commission.
Unison has successfully appealed the finding of a judicial review on the controversial imposition of fees for employment tribunals.
Unison is applying for permission to appeal the rejection of its claim for a judicial review of the government's introduction of tribunal fees.
The number of employment tribunal claims has plummeted for the third consecutive quarter, meaning it is "too expensive for individuals to pursue justice", an employment law firm says.