Smart Pension’s head of investment proposition tells Net Zero Investor about ESG investing, passive vs active management, carbon offsets and TCFD targets.
The Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum’s 2022 Global Public Pensions report reveals that most funds have accelerated their drive towards sustainable finance.
Trump-era rules curtailing sustainable investments in US corporate pensions have been overturned, but there’s unlikely to be a rush into ESG products overnight.
Barbara Zvan, Canada’s ‘CEO of the year’, will discuss what follows COP27 and evolving net-zero investor strategies.
Three leading sustainability figures suggest that the US anti-ESG movement is not based on long-term investment decisions, as the ‘energy sector has only overperformed recently due to the war in Ukraine’.
In view of COP27, four CIOs at LGPS pools discuss the challenges and risks they face when addressing the ‘most important global megatrend’, which is climate change.