August revealed that pension funds are certainly gearing up for quarterly board meetings. Not only is the staple diet of many pension funds (equities and fixed income) front of mind - a list of the top search terms reveals some of the key topics that are concerning pension fund trustees.
Top 10 Searches in August
- Alternative Risk Premia
- Municipal Bonds
- Fixed Income
- Investment Consultant
- mallowstreet University
I’d like to pick out the number four search term, ESG. Last month, we asked the community the following question: Do you measure and monitor climate related risks and opportunities in your portfolio?
54% said they do measure and monitor climate related risks and opportunities in their portfolio, and 46% said they do not. There has been an interesting discussion off the back of the survey. If this is a topic that is of interest, do hold the morning of 15th November - we are pulling together a workshop to unpack some of the key questions the industry is currently grappling with.
We have a full events calendar for the remainder of 2017. Please click here to see everything we’ve got on, and register for those education topics you’d find useful.