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Investors push for greater disclosure on environmental impact

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On the go: Eighty-eight investors have come together to target hundreds of companies across 46 countries for not reporting their climate change, deforestation and water security data.

Are DC defaults still lagging on ESG?

Master trust Nest is ahead of the curve when it comes to environmental, social and governance considerations, and while other schemes are catching up, there is still a lot of progress to be made.   

Investment Association in push for more black fund managers

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On the go: The Investment Association is leading a drive to recruit more black fund managers, after a new report revealed the poor extent of black representation in the industry.

The clear cost of investment

The clear cost of investment

As the FCA asks schemes to name and shame opaque managers, how do transparent disclosures move from compliance into meaningful action?

Nuclear scheme calls out Prudential for poor value and switches

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Trustees of the Combined Nuclear Pension Plan have dropped Prudential as their defined contribution provider in favour of Aegon, after member-borne charges for the default and other options were rated "below average" in an assessment of value for members.

Nest to divest all tobacco holdings

On the go: Nest is to sell all its tobacco shares, the master trust has announced, as it warned of impending regulatory backlash against the sector.

CMA takes final step in reform of fid man and consultancy sectors

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On the go: The Competition and Markets Authority has issued a legally binding order requiring investment consultants and fiduciary managers to provide clearer information about what their customers are getting for their money.

Trustees face tougher ESG disclosure rules from 2020

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On the go: Regulations have been laid in Parliament today that impose tougher disclosure rules for trustees on their stewardship and engagement policies.

ESG risks could mean shallow returns for fish farming investors

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On the go: Climate change could cripple the $230bn (£182bn) aquaculture industry, posing a hazard to pension fund investors, a new report by the Farm Animal Investment Risk and Return Initiative has revealed.

Investor not warned before Woodford locked in its cash

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On the go: Kent County Council’s pension fund claimed on Tuesday it was not warned of Woodford Investment Management’s intention to cease trading, as the investment manager locked in investors’ cash to its flagship fund.