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Searching for: researcher is "fairpensions"

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Results 1-9 of 9.

Whose duty? Ensuring effective stewardship in contract-based pensions
Whose duty? Ensuring effective stewardship in contract-based pensions
FairPensions
30 Jul 2012 United Kingdom Trustees, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Savings, Automatic Enrolment
FairPensions has published a report which reveals that auto-enrolment could leave millions of people vulnerable to conflicts of interests and a lack of oversight from intermediaries in the investment chain. The report concentrates on the fact that savers in contract-based schemes are left without the protection of anyone solely looking out for their best interests and recommends applying fiduciary standards to all those managing people's pensions, whether they are contract or trust-based.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jul 2012 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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New research reveals 'governance gap' in pensions industry
The Stewardship Lottery
FairPensions
16 Apr 2012 United Kingdom Corporate Governance, Automatic Enrolment
FairPensions has undertaken a research study of the responsible investment and stewardship practices of the ten largest UK contract-based pension providers. The report exposes the gap between trust-based pension schemes where trustees are able to hold fund managers to account for their voting and engagement activity and contract-based pensions provided by insurance companies who often fail to perform this role.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Apr 2012 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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The Enlightened Shareholder
Clarifying investors' fiduciary duties
FairPensions
Mar 2012 United Kingdom Investment - General, Administration
FairPensions' new report examines the scope of investors' fiduciary duties. The report considers the different ways in which "financial interests" can be interpreted for pensions savers and calls for statutory clarification of investors' duties.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2012 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Protecting our Best Interests
Rediscovering Fiduciary Obligation
Fairpensions
30 Mar 2011 United Kingdom Investment - General, Administration
Fairpensions' new report claims that there are widespread conflicts of interest among the large numbers of financial intermediaries involved with managing institutional investments such as pension schemes. It further suggests that this is inconsistent with a strict understanding of fiduciary obligation and calls on regulators to confirm that asset managers, investment consultants and insurance companies providing pension products are all fiduciaries by law.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2011 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Preparing for the storm? UK fund managers and the risks & opportunities of climate change
Preparing for the storm? UK fund managers and the risks & opportunities of climate change
Fairpensions
Oct 2009 United Kingdom Investment - Ethical and SRI
Research carried out by FairPensions has revealed that although 89% of participating fund managers cited climate change as an "important" or "very important" investment issue, short-term analysis and “lack of demand” from pension funds is preventing action from being taken by them.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2009 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Investor Responsibility? Survey reveals league table of fund managers' risk management and accountability performance
Investor Responsibility? Survey reveals league table of fund managers' risk management and accountab
FairPensions
10 Nov 2008 United Kingdom Investment - Ethical and SRI
Research conducted by FairPensions has shown that although some fund managers have improved their management of the risks presented by environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues (such as irresponsible lending and CO2 emissions) there is a wide performance gap between the best and worst performers, and that environmental and social risks are relatively neglected.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Nov 2008 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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UK pension scheme transparency survey on environmental, social and governance issues
UK pension scheme transparency survey on environmental, social and governance issues
FairPensions
Dec 2007 United Kingdom Investment - Ethical and SRI

A report by FairPensions has found that although leading pension funds now recognise the financial benefits of managing potential environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks in their portfolios, pension funds of many well-known companies still appear to be neglecting issues such as climate change and human rights. The report assessed the UK’s 20 largest pension funds, which together have 4 million members and are worth £292 billion.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Dec 2007 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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FairPensions' survey unveils truth - and risks - behind fund managers' "corporate responsibility" policies
FairPensions publishes The Fund Manager Responsibility Survey
FairPensions
15 Oct 2007 United Kingdom Investment - Ethical and SRI, Corporate Governance
The Fund Manager Responsibility Survey by FairPensions reveals that 75% of the top 20 fund managers do not disclose responsible investor policies that address environmental and social issues, such as climate change and human rights, as well as corporate governance matters. The companies included in the survey together manage £7 trillion on behalf of clients including individual investors, occupational pension funds and charities.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2007 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Survey of Top 20 reveals pension schemes "keep us in the dark" about human rights & environment record
Pension schemes "keep us in the dark" about human rights & environment record
Fairpensions
25 Nov 2006 United Kingdom Investment - Ethical and SRI
Research by FairPensions, the campaign for responsible investment, has concluded that statements from some of the UK’s largest institutions on Corporate Social Responsibility and transparency are not matched by the actions of their pension schemes. Only five of the UK's twenty largest pension schemes were found to disclose their policies on social and environmental responsibility and only one was found to disclose how shareholder votes have been cast on behalf of members.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Nov 2006 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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