• People moves 10 November including USS, Nuveen, MUFG, Natixis IM, and more

    10 November 2023
  • USS 'tilts' £5bn of assets towards climate

    24 January 2022

    The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has announced today that it will invest some £5 billion ($6.7 billion) of its assets in funds...

  • News round-up: BNP Paribas, CDP and USS Invest

    19 May 2021
  • USS invests €225m for 50% stake in Bruc Energy

    19 May 2021
  • Australian pension fund to exit coal amid climate announcements

    10 July 2020

    Australian pension fund First State Super has outlined a number of climate change actions and targets, including exiting thermal coal, as it urged other Australian pension funds to do the same.

  • Largest private pension scheme in UK announces first divestments

    01 June 2020

    The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has announced it will not invest in tobacco, coal, and controversial weaponry firms under its exclusions policy, though campaigners are pressing for the £68 billion ($84 billion) fund to divest from other fossil fuel firms.

  • ‘Worryingly complacent’ UK pension funds neglect climate risk

    25 May 2018

    Some of the largest pension funds in the UK are ‘worryingly complacent’ about the risks posed by climate change to investments, according to the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC).

  • 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 university pension fund buys into Thames Water

    25 July 2017

    The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) pension fund has bought a 10.9% stake in Thames Water's holding company.

  • GIB sold to Macquarie-led consortium for £2.3bn

    20 April 2017

    The Green Investment Bank (GIB) has been controversially sold to a consortium led by Australian bank Macquarie for £2.3 billion ($2.9 billion).