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Campaign launched to shift UK's £3trn pension pot into sustainable investments
A new campaign has been launched today to help transfer the UK's £3trn pension pot into sustainable investments by giving millions of savers more voice and choice in how their money is invested.
30th June 2020
Insurers see climate change and cyber security as bigger risks than Brexit
The number of insurers identifying Brexit as a key risk has fallen by half in the past year with climate change and cyber security now rising priority areas.
24th June 2020
Unfriend Coal campaign targets oil and gas insurers
The Unfriend Coal campaign has widened its scope and will now urge insurers to cut ties with all new fossil fuel projects that are inconsistent with international climate targets.
19th June 2020
Asset managers ignoring biodiversity loss
None of the world's 75 largest asset managers have a dedicated policy on biodiversity loss, despite the issue being ranked among the biggest challenges facing the world today.
17th June 2020
Fossil fuel profits forecast to fall by two-thirds
Competition from clean technologies and tough government climate policies could see the fossil fuel industry's profits slashed by two-thirds over the next two decades, a new study has found.
8th June 2020
DB pensions to rely on investments despite COVID-19 turmoil
Most UK defined benefit (DB) pension schemes will rely heavily on investment returns, rather than seek additional cash from sponsors, to achieve their funding targets during the coronavirus crisis.
1st June 2020
New guidance published to help investors integrate climate risks
The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) has today published new guidance to help investors integrate the risks and opportunities presented by global warming into their decision making.
27th May 2020
Signs of recovery for DC pensions post-COVID-19
There are encouraging signs of recovery for the expected retirement income of defined contribution (DC) pension scheme members in the UK following dramatic falls in March due to the COVID-19 crisis.
20th May 2020
Insurers facing unprecedented losses of over $200bn
The global insurance industry is facing losses in excess of $200bn (£165bn) this year as the coronavirus crisis triggers record payouts while slashing investment values, Lloyd's of London has warned.
18th May 2020
Opportunity or loss?
Refilwe Modise asks whether pensions or property makes the better investment choice
7th May 2020