Scottish Widows

Scottish Widows targets net-zero across £170bn fund range by 2050

Scottish Widows has become the first major pensions and insurance provider to target halving the carbon footprint of all its £170bn investments by 2030 in its path to net-zero by 2050.

Published 9 February 2021

Legado listed as finalist in Lloyds Banking Group innovation programme

Life organisation and legacy planning platform Legado has been included as a finalist in the Lloyds Banking Group’s innovation programme.

Published 10 December 2020

Scottish Widows: Gender pension gap closes to narrowest point on record

The gender pension gap has closed to the narrowest point on record, according to the latest Women and Retirement report published by Scottish Widows.

Published 11 November 2020

Scottish Widows prepares to drop risky investments in favour of eco-friendly companies

Scottish Widows is preparing to scrap £440 million of investments in firms that don't meet its stricter environmental, social and governance standards.

Published 9 November 2020

Scottish Widows invests £2bn in BlackRock’s new low carbon economy fund

Scottish Widows has invested £2 billion in a new fund from Black Rock which is expected to support the transition to a new low carbon economy.

Published 6 August 2020

Scottish Widows provides £40m funding package to Port of Leith Housing Association

Port of Leith Housing Association has attracted investment of £40 million from Scottish Widows, bolstering its plans to create more than 650 social and mid-market rent homes by 2025.

Published 3 December 2019

Scottish Widows: Female entrepreneurs are not saving for retirement

Over a third of female entrepreneurs in Britain are not saving any money for retirement, a new report by Scottish Widows has found.

Published 12 November 2019

Scottish Widows back-tracks after its 'no Isas for the elderly' policy is questioned

Scottish Widows has reversed its stance on a claim that it does not offer stocks and shares Isas to anyone over the age of 74, telling a potential customer he had been given the wrong information when his attempt to invest with the business was refused.

Published 7 October 2019

Scottish Widows rolls out new product range to Bank of Scotland customers

A new Scottish Widows life and critical illness product range has been rolled out to Bank of Scotland customers.

Published 4 February 2019

Wheatley secures £76m from Scottish Widows for 700 new affordable homes

Housing, care and property management group Wheatley has secured a ground-breaking investment of £76.5 million that will enable it to build hundreds of new affordable homes.

Published 10 December 2018

Scots workers more optimistic about long-term finances

Scottish workers are more optimistic about their financial prospects than those across the rest of the UK, according to a survey conducted by Scottish Widows.

Published 9 September 2015