Tag Archives: ESG

We’re Invested in What?

If you are a trustee, have you ever had one of those letters or emails questioning your investment strategy? I don’t mean questions about de-risking triggers, the security of counterparties or even strategic asset allocation queries, which are the stuff of trustee meetings. The type of enquiry I am referring to is the persistent member … Continue Reading

Stewardship Code – A Long Engagement

Unlike the best romantic stories, this proposal was expected, grounded in practicalities and wholly lacking in passion. Part of it was borne from the principle that pension trustees and investment managers should develop a closer working relationship. The Need for a Committed Relationship Responsible investment and investment stewardship are hot topics at the moment in the … Continue Reading

E-S-G…. (not as) easy as 1-2-3

If you are a trustee of an occupational pension scheme, it is time to start preparing for the new ESG requirements, some of which kick-in on 1 October 2019. What is ESG? Environmental, social and governance considerations have come to the fore in recent years especially in the context of pension scheme investment. In its … Continue Reading
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