UK Minister Ups The Ante On Pension Funds And Climate Change

Guy Opperman tells London Climate Action Week gathering that pension funds ‘must play a massive role’ in getting the... Read more

Aviva Launches Ethical And ESG Workplace Pension Default Strategy

Lifestyle strategy is based on Aviva ‘Stewardship’ funds in operation since 1980s that apply exclusions and engageme... Read more

Strathclyde Pension Fund Gains 5.9%, Lothian Rejigs Allocation Categories

Two largest Scottish local authority pension funds report on performance in the year to the end of March Read more

UK To Explore Mandatory Climate Reporting For Pension Funds, Companies

Government green finance strategy welcomed, but investors emphasise it must only be seen as a first step   Read more

Half Of FTSE 100 Companies Could Buy Out DB Funds In 10 Years: Report

Diverting an additional 6% of profits would let 70% of FTSE 100 schemes buy out within a decade, says Barnett Waddingham Read more

UK Pension Fund Figures Sign Climate Impact Pledge

Signatories pledge to push asset managers to engage with investee companies about their impact on climate and plans to t... Read more

Frances Agirc-Arrco Cuts Deficit, Adopts SRI Charter

The reported deficit in the newly merged schemes fell from €2.9bn to €1.6bn ahead of a targeted return to financial ... Read more

British Steel Buyout Could Affect Pension Insurance Market Capacity

British Steel Pension Scheme trustees are reportedly in early stage talks regarding a pension risk transfer deal to secu... Read more

Dutch Government Proposes Lump Sum Payments At Retirement

New concept for the Netherlands will form part of the country’s wider planned pension reforms Read more

FRC Board Warns Over Government Delays To Budget Sign-off

Delays to agreeing the audit regulator’s budget for 2019-20 could hamper work on the transition to the Audit, Reportin... Read more

IAS 19: How Did They Do It?

Two academics have analysed key amendments to IAS 19 and how they came about Read more

Dutch Pensions Agreement Dodges The Real Issues

Social partners have agreed compromises relating to the state pension age and early retirement Many crucial aspects are ... Read more

Swiss Pension Vehicles Secure Greater Investment Flexibility

New rules coming into effect in August will expand investment foundations’ opportunities, including higher equity allo... Read more

Dutch Sector Fears Delay In Finalising Pensions Agreement

Large majority of conference attendees expect that a deadline of December 2020 for fleshing out this month’s pensions... Read more

University Staff Threaten To Boycott Cambridge College Over USS Withdrawal

Withdrawal from multi-employer scheme for the higher education sector will cost 2% of Trinity College’s assets; USS pl... Read more