Pioneering social and environmental impact opportunities for pension investors
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Pioneering social and environmental impact opportunities for pension investors

2020 was a year that highlighted a myriad of social and environmental issues as the polarising effects of Covid-19 on individuals became apparent. It is no surprise then that more institutional investors in 2021 are demanding investments that have a sustainable edge and offer returns that can positively impact the people and world around them.
This style of impact investing is not new. However, the surge in volume of newly issued debt based on environmental, social and governance principles over the past year has propelled investors to consider fixed income to access this style of investing. The opportunity in this asset class alongside the targeted nature of social and green bonds has seen it ‘come of age’ in terms of responsible investing.
In this guide, Professional Pensions and Columbia Threadneedle Investments explore the power of credit in supporting the social and green agenda as pension schemes look to increasingly consider the environmental impact of their portfolios. We also explore the role of fund managers like Columbia Threadneedle in helping pension schemes manage and reach their long-term sustainable goals.
11 November 2021
Moira Gorman
Moira Gorman
Client Director
Tammie Tang
Deputy Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income
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