IASB, average premiums, UK select committee, DNB, smart beta, PFA, Norway, SpenceJohnson

TODAY’S TOP STORIES IASB mounts charm offensive to address concerns of UK investors Accounting board expresses sympathy for concerns voiced over use of prudence under revised conceptual framework Ditching average Dutch premium selfish and short-sighted, says legal expert UK pension reforms motivated by tax, alleges influential committee chair European institutions …

RI INSIGHT DENMARK: asset owner leaders in ESG and renewables

RI INSIGHT DENMARK: asset owner leaders in ESG and renewables Exclusive interviews with six of Denmark’s largest pension funds:ATP, PBU, PensionDanmark, PFA, PKA and Unipension. Free content: Download the PDF via the RI Reports channel. In 2009, the Danish government allowed UN-sponsored PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) or UN Global Compact membership to represent a company’s legal corporate social responsibility requirement. It led to a significant …

IPE News: Defined ambition, TUC, people roundup, PFA, PensionDanmark, Industriens, Big Society Capital

      Dear Hazel Henderson,                 Today’s top stories             Defined ambition pensions could be ‘distraction’ for UK government UK – TUC says DA agenda risks distracting DWP from work of improving defined contribution schemes. 30/08/13 Friday people …

PFA, IAPF, Denmark, Moody’s, Fianna Fáil, Cyprus, First State, OTC derivatives, Hermes, Dexia

      Dear Dr Hazel Henderson                 Today’s top stories             Denmark’s PFA shifts from bonds to US equity over euro-zone fears   DENMARK – Fund hopes bailout of Cyprus could be wake-up call for European singe currency. …