Data definitions, better stewardship, and increased education are central recommendations for overcoming the barriers to climate-aware investing, the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) says.
Collaboration is key to delivering on LGPS Central’s mission to prove the pooling concept, Joanne Segars tells James Phillips.
The government is consulting on merging the £0.5bn West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority Pension Fund (WMITAPF) with the £15.7bn West Midlands Pension Fund (WMPF).
The £16bn local pension fund has launched a sustainable equity framework, which is available to all schemes in the LGPS Central pool.
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Five local government pension schemes have committed £100m collectively as cornerstone investors to a ten-year closed-end vehicle called Hearthstone Residential Fund 1 (HRF1).
Jason Fletcher has been appointed chief investment officer (CIO) of the £40bn pool for nine midlands-based Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) funds.
The West Midlands Pension Fund is well on the way to full transparency, and has already used it to challenge managers on fees and exit high cost funds, CIO Jason Fletcher tells Stephanie Baxter.
Some of the UK's biggest pension schemes have co-founded an initiative to better understand how the transition to a low carbon economy affects their investments.
Jason Fletcher has been hired to lead the investment team of West Midlands Pension Fund (WMPF), after leaving Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) in April.
Failure to communicate Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) investment costs in the right way could lead to misunderstandings among members, says Jeff Houston.
Nine Midlands-based local government pension funds have submitted a business case to Government to create a multi asset investment pool called LGPS Central.
The Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PIP) has launched a multi-strategy fund with a target size of £1bn to allow schemes to invest directly in infrastructure.
Details are emerging of a cost transparency and disclosure code for asset managers that invest on behalf of the local government pension scheme (LGPS).
A group of local government pension funds in the Midlands have launched plans to set up a multi-asset investment pool to meet the government's plans to cut costs.
A group of sixteen pension schemes have launched a guide to responsible investment reporting in public equity.
AMP Capital has appointed Judy Saunders as an advisor in its UK business.
The West Midlands Pension Fund has appointed a six-manager panel for its £830m global emerging markets equity exposure.
Five local authority pension funds have launched a £250m ‘investing for growth' initiative, aimed at boosting returns and delivering "positive" economic impact.
The West Midlands Pension Fund has launched an online portal for its members and employers which provides secure access to its Local Government Pension Scheme records.
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Judy Saunders has joined Man Group as a senior advisor after taking early retirement from West Midlands Pension Fund last month.
West Midlands Pension Fund chief investment officer Judy Saunders is retiring.
West Midlands Pension Fund is piloting an online data portal to help firms cut paperwork and allow members access benefit statements online.