Transport firms set to miss emissions targets

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On the go: Fewer than one in five transport companies are on track to limit climate change to 2C, according to the Transition Pathway Initiative, as the imperative for asset owners to take action intensifies.

QE is running out of steam in all markets, Amundi finds

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On the go: Quantitative easing has destabilised pension finances and is at the point of reducing returns, according to research from Create-Research and asset manager Amundi.

Only three asset managers ‘walking the walk’ on climate change

Among the world’s 15 largest asset managers, only three companies are making the grade on environmental, social and governance considerations, a report from InfluenceMap shows.

Fiduciary tenders become mandatory for 20% of assets

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On the go: The Pensions Regulator has updated its trustee guidance to reflect new requirements to tender for fiduciary management services.

Lloyds to cut chief executive pensions allowance

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On the go: Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut the pensions allowance of its chief executive by more than £220,000, while increasing contributions to its staff.

SNP vows to end executive pay pensions gap

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On the go: The Scottish National Party will support moves to ensure executive pension contributions are the same as for all workers.

Border to Coast launches £5bn global equity fund

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On the go: Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has launched a Global Equity Alpha Fund, with assets worth £5bn spread across four asset managers hired in June.

Woodford debacle wipes out £63m from Kent Council Fund

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On the go: The Kent County Council Superannuation Fund has seen the value of its holdings in Woodford Investment Management’s flagship fund fall 24 per cent in six months, wiping out £63m.

Nest diversifies with global corporate bond mandate

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On the go: Master trust Nest has appointed Wells Fargo Asset Management to manage a global corporate bond mandate.