• ABP, ERAFP, and First State Super among scenario analysis leaders

    15 June 2018

    Many leading global asset owners have already begun to perform scenario analysis and apply key findings to their climate strategies, a report by the Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) has found.

  • ABP 'big enough to go its own way' on ESG policy

    27 November 2017

    Dutch civil service pension fund ABP says putting environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria at the heart of its investment decisions has taken it more than halfway towards its goal to cut the carbon emissions of its equity portfolio by 25% by 2020. Michael Hurley reports

  • ABP says SDGs help it manage long-term risk

    10 October 2017

    Dutch civil service pension fund ABP says a customised taxonomy for investing in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will help it navigate long-term risk and return issues.

  • APG invests €327m in Swedish wind energy project

    06 July 2017

    Asset manager APG has invested €327 million ($372 million) in a Swedish wind power project on behalf of Dutch civil service pension fund ABP.

  • PRI launches asset owner advisory committee

    15 January 2016

    The UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has launched an asset owner advisory committee, to be chaired by ABP trustee Xander den Uyl.

  • ABP introduces internal emissions cap

    04 December 2015

    Dutch public sector pension fund ABP has stepped up its sustainability drive by announcing a series of 2020 commitments including what is believed to be the first carbon budget for an asset owner.

  • PRI critic Carlisle voted on to board

    17 November 2015

    The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has elected three new directors to its board, including outspoken critic Sarah Carlisle.

  • EAPF sets climate change goals for 2020

    19 October 2015

    The UK's Environmental Agency's Pension Fund (EAPF) has updated its environmental policy, detailing how it will integrate climate change into investments decisions.

  • ABP to double sustainable investments by 2020

    16 October 2015

    Algemeen Burgerlijk Pensioenfonds (ABP), the third-largest pension fund in the world, has pledged to double its sustainable investments in an overhaul of its responsible investment strategy.

  • UK asset manager accuses PRI of 'losing its way'

    14 September 2015

    The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has been accused of having "lost its way" by an asset manager hoping to join the organisation's board.