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IOPS Principles of Private Pension Supervision

IOPS Principles of Private Pension Supervision

Preamble The IOPS Principles of Private Pension Supervision were first approved in 2006. This document contains the revised Principles, approved in 2010. The objectives of private pension supervision focus on protecting the interests of pension fund members and beneficiaries, by promoting the stability, security and good governance of pension funds. Pension supervision involves the oversight […]

Diagnostic Study – ESG integration by pension regulators in Ghana – 2023

Diagnostic Report

Project background Increasingly, companies and investors are being looked at to lead the charge in mitigating and adapting to climate change, reducing discrimination, and increasing transparency. Pension funds aremajor investors whose decisions can have a powerful impact on ESG factors. In just 22 countries, pension funds control $56.6 trillion in assets. But, given the variety […]

Diagnostic Study – ESG integration by pension regulators in Kenya – 2023

Diagnostic Report

Project background Increasingly, companies and investors are being looked at to lead the charge in mitigating and adapting to climate change, reducing discrimination, and increasing transparency. Pension funds are major investors whose decisions can have a powerful impact on ESG factors. In just 22 countries, pension funds control $56.6 trillion in assets. But, given the […]

Diagnostic Study – ESG integration by pension regulators in Nigeria – 2023

Diagnostic Report

Project background Increasingly, companies and investors are being looked at to lead the charge in mitigating and adapting to climate change, reducing discrimination, and increasing transparency. Pension funds are major investors whose decisions can have a powerful impact on ESG factors. In just 22 countries, pension funds control $56.6 trillion in assets. But, given the […]

Pension funds, private equity and private debt in Southern Africa

Pension funds, private equity and private debt in Southern Africa

About this report This research report was issued by Intellidex (Pty) Ltd.This report was written by Nxalati Baloyi (lead researcher), Stuart Theobald and Graunt Kruger, with additional input from Tim Sithole and editing by Colin Anthony and Janice Roberts. Fieldwork was led by Heidi Dietzsch with support from Ernest Nkomotje, Thabang Serobe, Letta Maponyane and […]

APSA Conference Report 2022

The African Pension Supervisors Association (APSA) is a membership formed in 2019 during the inaugural conference held in Nairobi, Kenya. The Forum is still at its infancy stages and spearheaded by an interim committee appointed from among the founder member countries to oversee its institutionalization. It brings together pension regulators and supervisors from across Africa […]

APSA Conference Report 2020

APSA 2020 Report

Executive Summary The APSA 2020 virtual conference followed the first successful conference held in Nairobi in September 2019. The year 2020 conference was meant to be held in Kigali, Rwanda, but the advent of Covid-19 pandemic occasioned a change of the initial plan. Themed “Africa’s Pension Industry During and After COVID-19”, the conference discussions revolved […]

APSA Conference 2019 Report

Africa Pensions Supervisor's Association

This conference was the inaugural Africa Pension Supervisors conference to be hosted in the Continent, bringing together pension regulators and supervisors from across Africa. It was held on the 16th and 17th of September 2019 at Radisson Blu Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya and was co-sponsored by Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA) and Financial Sector Deepening Africa […]