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Asset management roundup: DWS partners with Tikehau for alts ‘alliance’

Wed, 17 Oct 2018By

Plus: eVestment secures undisclosed consultant and fee data for new service; UBP enters impact investing space

London

Local Pensions Partnership unveils £750m hedge fund vehicle

Wed, 3 Oct 2018By

Property pooled vehicle planned for later this year as Berkshire begins onboarding £2bn of assets

Italian train

Italian railways scheme launches search for private debt managers

Thu, 20 Sep 2018By

Eurofer to invest €25m as Italian schemes’ appetite for alternatives grows

Night view of Bern and Aare River, Switzerland

Swiss collective pensions vehicles get green light for equities boost

Mon, 17 Sep 2018By

Pension funds will have more say in Anlagestiftungen decisions under new law

Copenhagen, Denmark

Top Danish pension funds struggle for investment returns in H1

Fri, 31 Aug 2018By

Alternative allocations offset weak equity and bond returns for PFA and PensionDanmark

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Pension funds fear ‘Trojan horse’ in EU sustainability measures

Fri, 19 Oct 2018By

Conference panellists wary of Commission’s sustainability agenda bringing additional regulation and costs  

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ESG reporting standard setters urged to agree ‘unified agenda’

Fri, 19 Oct 2018By

Group of investor organisations sets out investor agenda for corporate ESG reporting

An oil pipeline in Alaska

Ircantec unveils oil and gas divestment and engagement plan

Wed, 17 Oct 2018By

Scheme to dump traditional bond holdings, shares in specialised and non-European majors

Solar panels

UK public sector funds back climate change policies

Wed, 17 Oct 2018By

Asset owners running more than £38bn have pledged to reduce carbon footprints and increase investment in sustainable infrastructure

merger joint venture

Asset management roundup: DWS partners with Tikehau for alts ‘alliance’

Wed, 17 Oct 2018By

Plus: eVestment secures undisclosed consultant and fee data for new service; UBP enters impact investing space

Power station

ABP overtakes PFZW as top Dutch sustainable investor

Tue, 16 Oct 2018By ,

But most schemes have not set goals for ESG-related investments, says VBDO

FCA office

FCA proposes climate risk reporting duty for asset managers

Tue, 16 Oct 2018By

Regulator launches discussion paper on climate change and green finance

Stock price on monitor

Dutch investors prepared to forgo on returns to support ESG causes

Thu, 11 Oct 2018By

Three quarters of investors are prepared to miss out on some upside if their investments benefit the environment and society, survey says

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Guest Viewpoint: Jim Hawley and Jon Lukomnik

October 2018 (magazine)

It is fitting that we launched our ‘Purpose of Asset Management’ paper in London, not far from 221b Baker Street, the home of the famous fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes. 

amla n roy

Guest Viewpoint: Amlan Roy

July/August 2018 (magazine)By Amlan Roy

Incorporating changing behaviour and technological trends in retirement planning is essential

Guest Viewpoint: Fiona Stewart & Georg Inderst

June 2018 (magazine)By Fiona Stewart, Georg Inderst

“A growing body of research shows ESG factors are a material credit risk for fixed-income investors”

Guest Viewpoint: Christopher Ailman & Mark Walker

May 2018 (magazine)

Words matter, but sometimes they can get in the way. Impact investing, mission-based investing, responsible investment, double and triple-bottom-line investing, ESG factors, and even sustainable investment. All of these terms can have both positive and negative connotations for investors. 

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Guest viewpoint: Luke Hildyard

March 2018 (magazine)By

“The potential impact of climate change on investments should be considered at least on an annual basis”

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