EBRD working group to present TCFD physical risk guidance
A working group to advance the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD)'s guidance on physical climate risk will present its findings next month.
People moves, 2 February 2018
Ulrika Hasselgren has left Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) to head the responsible investment team at Danske Bank.
UK pension funds could be required to state ESG policy
UK pension trustees could be required to state their investment policies on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors, as well as their approach to voting and engagement, with the introduction of new regulation next year.
UK pension funds advised to adopt TCFD reporting and engage on climate
The UK's Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has warned of the "severe" short-term risks to pension fund investments posed by climate change, as it releases a framework to help them mitigate climate risk and exploit opportunity.
UK's Brunel Pension Partnership joins IIGCC
The Brunel Pension Partnership has become the first of the UK's eight pooled local government pension schemes to join the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC).
UK public pension funds have £16bn invested in fossil fuels
Local authorities in the UK still have more than £16 billion ($21 billion) invested in fossil fuels, despite a number of high profile divestments in recent years, according to data released by a UK-based pressure group.
Brunel Pension Partnership appoints EAPF's Ward as chief responsible investment officer
The Brunel Pension Partnership (BPP) has appointed the Environment Agency Pension Fund's (EAPF) Faith Ward as chief responsible investment officer.
People Moves: Gridserve, CDP, Brunel Pension Partnership
Former Greencoat Capital and Temporis Capital financier Mark Henderson has joined energy storage company Gridserve as its chief investment officer.
Nine UK pension funds to adopt much of EAPF's responsible investment strategy
A newly created pool of ten UK Local Government Pension Scheme Funds, with total assets of £27.5 billion ($35.9 billion), will extend much of the Environment Agency Pension Fund's (EAPF) responsible investment strategy across its funds.