The Japanese Government Pension Investment Fund, hardly hit by the Covid-19, has yielded -10.71% in the first quarter of 2020.
Italy’s Generali is looking at a possible acquisition of US asset management firm, Brightsphere.
The €7.3bn Swiss institutional investor is also setting up a company watch list for ESG risk monitoring purposes.
Industriens Pension will invest €1.2bn (DKK 9bn) in a sustainable bond fund, supporting the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and green bond allocations.
The CDPQ subsidiary is starting with the Paris region, where it plans to build €1bn in new housing.
The Danish pension scheme has blacklisted one of the world's largest carmakers and placed five others on its watch list.
The Swedish public pension fund's black list now counts 74 firms.
Alongside the finalisation of the new Pension Agreement which will apply from 2026, the Dutch government on 12 June relaxed pension cuts rules due to the coronavirus crisis.
The Committee tasked with reviewing the guidelines for observation and exclusion of companies from Norway’s €1trn Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) pushes for expanding corruption and human rights abuse criteria in blacklisting firms.