• EBRD working group to present TCFD physical risk guidance

    19 April 2018

    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

    02 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

    18 December 2017

    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

    07 December 2017

    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

    01 December 2017

    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

    10 November 2017

    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

    02 October 2017

    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

    01 September 2017

    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

    20 July 2017

    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.