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Considering ESG in pension scheme investment

Posted by Richard Butcher on Sep 30, 2016 11:49:21 AM

The trade magazine Professional Pensions runs a weekly survey, in which it asks readers to vote and comment on whatever subject PP chooses to put to them – they call this "Pensions Buzz". One such recent Buzz was in relation to the consideration of climate change and other ESG factors in the investment-decision making process of pension scheme trustees (see Climate change is ‘overblown nonsense’ and not a material risk, says industry,, 24 August 2016).

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Topics: Risk Management, investment, ESG

2020 vision – four things to focus on when investing

Posted by Richard Butcher on Aug 16, 2016 1:06:40 PM

I’m 50 and, oddly, slightly proud of the fact that I still don’t have to wear glasses or contact lenses. That said, it’s getting tougher. I’ve upped the font size on my phone, I struggle when the light is weak, and books are starting to be held slightly further from my face.

2020 vision is taken for granted by those who have it. We should cherish and preserve our blessings.

2020 vision is important when it comes to pension investment. We should use it to penetrate the areas where we can do good. We shouldn’t waste it where it’s less helpful, or not needed at all.

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Topics: investment

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