The author is a finance and economics commentator and former global head of asset allocation at Columbia Threadneedle Investments The £1.5billion number is significant – at least in a UK context. It accounts for 40% of the UK institutional asset management market, two-thirds of gross domestic product and around theRead More →

According to research by Morningstar Indexes, pension funds and other asset owners in North America and Europe are adopting sustainable investment practices for their portfolios. According to the “Voice of the Asset Owner” survey, based on 14 interviews with asset owners, pension funds viewed ESG investing as central to investing.Read More →

European pension funds are required to declare their investments in nuclear energy and natural gas as sustainable according to the EU sustainable taxonomy, which means additional reporting work for pension funds. Previous critics of the European Commission’s proposal, including the Netherlands’ Pensioenfederatie, are disappointed with the decision. On Wednesday, 278Read More →