"Board diversity, ESG investing, and external reviews are relatively low governance priorities for pension scheme trustees and managers, according to a report. It was produced by Winmark, which runs professional member networks to facilitate peer learning, and Sackers, a law firm. It was based on a survey of 84 pension schemes – trustees and pension managers – and 13 in-depth interviews with chairs of trustee boards and other pensions experts."
[COMMENTARY] It could be that many UK pension schemes are relatively underperforming as so many scheme trustees appear ignorant of the potential returns that a focus on ESG might bring to their schemes.
Diversity, ESG relatively low scheme governance priorities: survey, by Susanna Rust, May 28, 2017, IPE, UK.