European life insurers to boost ESG investment

A survey of European life insurance companies that collectively oversee €2.73 trillion in assets, commissioned by AlphaReal, the specialist manager of secure income real assets, reveals 92% plan to increase their allocation to investments with a positive environmental and social impact, while the remaining 8% say they will do so in the near future.

Local Government Pension Schemes increase social impact investing

New research from AlphaReal with UK Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) fund professionals reveals that over the next 12 months, 87% believe the funds they help to manage will increase their focus on generating a positive social impact from their investments.