California State Teachers Retirement System
Recent Returns Give Top Global Institutions Little to Celebrate
Major pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and endowments reported lackluster one-year performance as of June 30.
October 11, 2016
FTSE Russell’s Green Revenue Tool Shows Investors the Money
U.S. pension giant CalSTRS wants to use this method of tracking sales from environmental products and services to help it invest.
September 19, 2016
Golden Parachutes Leave Investors Fearing Conflict of Interest
Rising change-in-control payments can prompt executives to push for a merger that may not benefit shareholders, critics say.
May 17, 2016
CalSTRS CIO Chris Ailman Makes Retirement Security His Mission
At the second-largest U.S. public pension plan, Ailman takes advantage of a long investment horizon and the scale to negotiate lower fees.
April 1, 2016
Switch to Defined Contribution Pensions Could Leave Retirees Short
As public pension funds seek to reduce liabilities, putting new hires in 401(k) plans weakens retirement security, new research suggests.
February 22, 2016
How Investors Will React to the DoL’s New ESG Guidelines
Will the U.S. Department of Labor’s new ESG guidance prompt more pension funds to embrace sustainable investing?
November 19, 2015
How Important Is Character in Investing?
Mary Callahan Erdoes of J.P. Morgan Asset Management says being able to trust others to do the right thing with your assets is more important than anything else.
October 14, 2015
The Most Important Principle for Money Managers Is Ethics
Ethics have been in rare form on Wall Street for many years, says CalSTRS CIO Christopher Ailman. And it’s the single trait that all money managers should have.
August 17, 2015
David Blood Makes the Business Case for Sustainable Investing
The co-founder of Generation Investment Management weighs in on fossil fuel divestment and what’s wrong with capitalism.
April 11, 2015
CalPERS Can Have CFO, To Begin Search
A bill signed on Sunday now allows a position of CFO to be created at the $217.1 billion California Public Employees’ Retirement System.
October 12, 2011