PGGM vs Israel, Swiss VC fund, United Utilities, PensionDanmark, PKA, IPE-Quest, Rabobank

Monday 13 January 2014 TODAY’S TOP STORIES Israel decries PGGM decision to divest from banks involved in settlements Newspaper accuses fund, which does not exclude Chinese banks investing in Tibet, of double standards Swiss MPs seek pension fund support to seed venture capital scheme United Utilities to shift asset allocation …

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 …

Towers Watson, EIOPA, PKA, IMF, John van Markwijk, Environment Agency, Credit Suisse, Townsend

        Dear Dr Hazel Henderson                 Today’s top stories             Brussels unlikely to base IORP on any of three QIS scenarios, says Towers Watson   EUROPE – Consultancy notes differing impact of scenarios, with one resulting …

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. …

Four PKA pension funds merged into single €4.4bn scheme

Four PKA pension funds merged into single €4.4bn scheme Four of eight funds administered by Denmark’s PKA have now formed Health Professionals’ Pension Fund. 04/05/11 Hermes Pension Management to offer ‘internal consultancy’ EFRP questions Commission’s Call for Advice on IORPs Aba head questions importance of cross-border pensions Industry must represent …