Expanding our responsible investment offering

We have expanded our fund range with the launch of the Threadneedle (Lux) Emerging Market ESG Equities and the Threadneedle (Lux) Pan European ESG Equities funds. These fund launches are part of a strategic build-out of the firm’s Responsible Investment offering, reflecting growing investor demand.

Supporting our clients – COVID-19 business update

We continue to successfully navigate a rapidly evolving environment, coordinating our response to Covid-19 regionally and globally to ensure we continue to deliver for our customers, support our employees and maintain continuity of our business.

Columbia Threadneedle European Sustainable Infrastructure Fund acquires innovative ‘green’ data centre in Norway

The fund acquires an innovative ‘green’ data centre in Norway.

Defined contribution – The Future Book

The 2020 edition of the DC Future Book has found that UK Defined Contribution (DC) pension assets are growing, despite a challenging start to the year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Supporting The National Gallery’s Education Programme

Columbia Threadneedle is pleased to support the National Gallery’s Take One Picture educational programme and exhibition for the third year. Inspired by Men of The Docks (1912) by George Bellows, this cityscape was created by Year 5, West London Free School Primary. © National Gallery London

Supporting our clients – COVID-19 business update

We continue to successfully navigate a rapidly evolving environment, coordinating our response to Covid-19 regionally and globally to ensure we continue to deliver for our customers, support our employees and maintain continuity of our business.

Columbia Threadneedle European Sustainable Infrastructure Fund acquires innovative ‘green’ data centre in Norway

The fund acquires an innovative ‘green’ data centre in Norway.

Defined contribution – The Future Book

The 2020 edition of the DC Future Book has found that UK Defined Contribution (DC) pension assets are growing, despite a challenging start to the year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Course Correction

This report compares different attitudes towards finances among three generations in the UK, and how those attitudes impact work, relationships, spending, saving and investing.

Supporting our clients – COVID-19 business update

We continue to successfully navigate a rapidly evolving environment, coordinating our response to Covid-19 regionally and globally to ensure we continue to deliver for our customers, support our employees and maintain continuity of our business.

Columbia Threadneedle European Sustainable Infrastructure Fund acquires innovative ‘green’ data centre in Norway

The fund acquires an innovative ‘green’ data centre in Norway.

Defined contribution – The Future Book

The 2020 edition of the DC Future Book has found that UK Defined Contribution (DC) pension assets are growing, despite a challenging start to the year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Course Correction

This report compares different attitudes towards finances among three generations in the UK, and how those attitudes impact work, relationships, spending, saving and investing.

Our latest insights

25 February 2021

Iain Richards

Head Of Responsible Investment

Climate change, net zero and the employment myth

Press headlines have suggesting that as many as 10 million UK jobs would be at risk from the UK’s transition to net zero over the next three decades. Is that really the potential implication of the UK’s decarbonisation plan?
Read time - 8 min
22 February 2021

Fixed Income Desk

In Credit - Weekly Snapshot

In Credit Weekly Snapshot - February 2021

Our fixed income team provide their weekly snapshot of market events.
Read time - 3 min
19 February 2021

Chris Wagstaff

Head of Pensions Investment & Education

Pensions watch – Issue 6: What’s been happening and what’s on the horizon in the world of pensions

In this edition we focus on why, how and to what extent to increase contributions to defined contribution schemes if good retirement outcomes in the UK are to become the norm.
Read time - 5 min

Capabilities and Solutions

Defined Contributions

Our DC thought leadership and solutions capability addresses the key determinants of better DC retirement outcomes by reaching out to all stakeholders – policymakers, regulators, providers and practitioners – so acting as a catalyst for change, as well as making the seemingly unintelligible, intelligible and unworkable, workable.

Defined Benefits

Working closely with other client teams including that serving insurers, our DB thought leadership and solutions capability is focused on helping trustees better understand and navigate the key risks they face and those other key determinants of successful DB retirement outcomes, breaking down the jargon in the process.

Insurance

With over a third of our global assets under management relating to insurance clients and our extensive expertise with large strategic partnerships, we have been able to showcase our proven record of building and developing long term partnerships with our insurer clients.

Global Investment Solutions

Client needs drive our Global Investment Solutions business. Our journey together starts with a commitment to understanding the client’s business, the outcomes they are trying to achieve, their specific challenges and the regulatory environment that they operate in.
Defined Contributions
Our DC thought leadership and solutions capability addresses the key determinants of better DC retirement outcomes by reaching out to all stakeholders – policymakers, regulators, providers and practitioners – so acting as a catalyst for change, as well as making the seemingly unintelligible, intelligible and unworkable, workable.
Find out more
Defined Benefits
Working closely with other client teams including that serving insurers, our DB thought leadership and solutions capability is focused on helping trustees better understand and navigate the key risks they face and those other key determinants of successful DB retirement outcomes, breaking down the jargon in the process.
Find out more
Insurance
With over a third of our global assets under management relating to insurance clients and our extensive expertise with large strategic partnerships, we have been able to showcase our proven record of building and developing long term partnerships with our insurer clients.
Find out more
Global Investment Solutions
Client needs drive our Global Investment Solutions business. Our journey together starts with a commitment to understanding the client’s business, the outcomes they are trying to achieve, their specific challenges and the regulatory environment that they operate in.
Find out more