Latest articles from Georgie Lee

Should regulators take the lead on ESG in pensions?

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The extent to which financial regulators should get involved in setting environmental, social and governance requirements is a hot topic, with some experts arguing that involvement could stifle innovation.

AE opt-out and cessation rates remain low despite pandemic

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On the go: Auto-enrolment opt-out and cessation rates have remained low over the past year, despite hikes to minimum contributions and the economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research from Nest Insight.

DB schemes faced with £46bn in extra liabilities as inflation spikes

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On the go: Defined benefit schemes were hit by a £46bn spike in liabilities in September due to the fall in net interest rates, following the biggest hike in consumer prices since 1997 in August, according to analysis from XPS Pensions Group.

LPFA pushes for net-zero, consultants form new ESG initiative

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ESG spotlight: A roundup of the latest news on environmental, social and governance initiatives, with several asset owners joining the Paris Aligned Investment Initiative, the launch of a new net-zero investment consultants enterprise, and a group of investors putting pressure on governments to mandate companies and auditors to align financial accounts to net zero.