• $14trn investor group pushes for AGM vote on 'net zero' claims

    30 July 2021

    A group of 53 investors with a combined $14 trillion of assets under management has called for new climate-related corporate governance measures, including an annual general meeting (AGM) vote on corporate 'net zero' transition plans.

  • FTSE Russell launches 'Paris-aligned' global equity benchmarks

    06 July 2021

    FTSE Russell has launched a global range of climate-themed benchmark indexes it developed in partnership with Brunel Pension Partnership.

  • Brunel launches £945m 'responsible investment' private debt portfolio

    30 April 2021

    The £30 billion ($42 billion) Brunel Pension Partnership has launched a £945 million private debt portfolio intended to "push the boundaries of responsible investment in direct lending"

  • £30bn Brunel Pension Partnership preparing SDG reporting

    26 March 2021

    The £30 billion ($41 billion) Brunel Pension Partnership is preparing to report the positive contribution of its investments in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it said in its annual report.

  • Impact part of pension trustees' fiduciary duty, says coal pensions CIO

    18 November 2020

    Managing a pensions investment portfolio in line with environmental and social impact considerations can be part of trustees' fiduciary duty, Michael Hurley reports

  • Brunel moves beyond ESG risk mitigation with £1.2bn equities fund

    28 October 2020

    Brunel Pension Partnership has launched a £1.2 billion ($1.6 billion) listed global equities fund that moves beyond mitigating environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks, and is focused on investing in companies that make a positive contribution to society.

  • Macquarie and BT Pension push TPI support past $20trn

    16 October 2020

    Membership of the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) has surged past the $20 trillion milestone, just over three years after it was launched.

  • £30bn pension fund hails 'successful' year of ESG progress

    05 June 2020

    Brunel Pension Partnership has lauded its progress on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in its inaugural responsible investment and stewardship outcomes report.

  • A fifth of Barclays investors back fossil fuel financing phase out

    07 May 2020

    More than a fifth of investors in Barclays backed a shareholder resolution urging the FTSE 100-listed lender to outline a plan to phase out its financing for fossil fuel firms.