Scottish Widows launches £1.4bn climate fund

Renewable energy, clean mobility, transport, forestry, sustainable agriculture and biodiversity businesses are set to benefit

How can pensions enhance biodiversity?

With pension funds controlling close to $60tn of global assets, could they play a key role in turning the tide on nature investments?

Scottish Widows doubles divestment from fossil fuel supporters

This takes its overall environmental divestment to £3bn

Scottish Widows releases net zero roadmap

It has committed to achieving net zero emissions by 2050

Scottish Widows ‘reboots’ £250m Environmental Fund to exclude all fossil fuels

It will not invest in companies that are involved in the extraction, production, supply and transportation of fossil fuels or those that generate power from or own reserves of fossil fuels

Scottish Widows commits to halve carbon footprint of £170bn portfolio within a decade

It claims to be the first major pensions and insurance provider to set such a goal by 2030