Is your pension fund confronted with challenges like low yields, complex liabilities, increasing investment performance analysis demands, or in search of assessing climate change related risks and opportunities? Learn more about our solutions for Defined Benefit (DB) and Defined Contribution (DC) pension funds.
Recently the variable pension law was passed, which allows participants in a premium contract or capital agreement to choose a variable, venture capital pension.
Together with Ortec Finance, DSM tried to objectively
compare the two variants, i.e. the Pension Fund variant and the variable retirement
benefit, for the net pension arrangement with the specific composition and financial
position of DSM, and to see where the added value lies.
We reflect on the outcomes of COP26 and its implications for their clients the following stands out: COP26 did very little to mitigate any of the uncertainty around which global warming pathway the world is heading towards.
Join us on November 23 for Smart modeling of risk-neutral scenarios – the latest in our series of scenario-focused webinars. In this webinar, our in-house experts will discuss how a fast, stable and efficient reporting process can be achieved by making smart choices in the modelling and calibration of risk-neutral scenarios.
5 Ways Pension Funds Can Seize the Opportunity of Net Zero
In September 2021, the 10 largest pension funds in Canada received letters from their beneficiaries with a request for bigger transparency and a plan to meet legal obligations regarding climate risk management. However, transparency is not enough for the future. If Canadian pension funds want to join the global investment community that strives to reach Net Zero by 2050, they have to ensure that their portfolio emits between 7 – 10% less emissions each year from now until 2050. This is a big job, but a doable one. Here are five thoughts to help them on their way.
In a few days COP26, the annual United Nations climate change conference, will begin. We expect a real sense of urgency to take measures to prevent global warming from exceeding 1.5 degrees Celsius. Why 1.5 degrees and why are businesses and investors so concerned about it?