December 12, 2017
Anna Darnley, 24, recently joined the board of Accenture's UK pension scheme. She and chair Peter George discuss achieving age and gender balance, and what her perspective brings.
A report by the World Bank showcases the features of the Canadian model that have made it the poster-child of good pension design.
A new report from the Principles for Responsible Investment states that investment consultants must put ESG issues at the core of the advice they offer, to build a sustainable finance system.
New IOOF chief investment officer Dan Farmer is looking to reduce correlated risk and diversify into alternative assets. To help achieve all this, he’s undertaking an ambitious software project.
Ideas about how businesses generate value and which groups benefit continue to evolve. The Thinking Ahead Group argues there are four sets of stakeholders, and has metrics in mind for each.
The Environment Agency Pension Fund is expanding its efforts to support a low-carbon economy and demanding that other asset owners and the entire finance industry ‘step up’ as well.
Smart beta, factor indices and other products promise a middle ground between traditional passive and active. But they vary greatly, and investors need to take a hard look before adopting them.
Craig Dandurand, director of debt and alternatives for the Future Fund, offers a glimpse into how it has recalibrated its approach to investing in hedge funds and other risk premia.
Investors in all jurisdictions need tools designed to let their AGM votes truly express their commitment to responsibility. A manoeuvre popular this year may fill the gap until reform arrives.