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Institutional investors considering AI need responsible rulebook: report

Putting responsible artificial intelligence principles in place is essential to enhancing risk-adjusted returns and positioning businesses for success, according to a new report by the Canada…

Median solvency ratio of Canadian DB pension plans stays flat in Q2 2024: reports

The median solvency ratio of Canadian defined benefit pension plans remained flat in the second quarter of 2024, compared to the previous quarter, according to…

  • By: Staff
  • July 3, 2024 July 3, 2024
  • 15:00

UN’s Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance adopting intermediate targets

The United Nations’ Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance — an association of financial organizations that includes the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec — is…

Ivanhoé Cambridge increasing investment in real estate partnership, PSP Investments selling data centre operator stake

Ivanhoé Cambridge, the real estate arm of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, is increasing the size of its investment partnership with Walker…

  • By: Staff
  • June 21, 2024 June 21, 2024
  • 15:00

Top 5 HR, benefits, pension and investment stories of the week

A story discussing the factors leading employees to delay taking time off and instead engage in ‘quiet vacationing’ was the most-read story this week on…

  • By: Staff
  • June 21, 2024 June 20, 2024
  • 09:00

How the investment strategies of the Maple 8 impact the decisions of medium- and small-sized plan sponsors

While many of the investment strategies and resources at the disposal of the Maple 8 — Canada’s eight largest public pension plans that represent more…

B.C.’s Municipal Pension Plan focusing on sustainable investments

Chelsea Kittleson joined British Columbia’s Municipal Pension Plan at a time of change for the investment organization. The MPP’s executive director, who joined the plan…

Caisse investing further in electric vehicle charging network

Shareholders approve Elon Musk’s Tesla pay package, despite objection by institutional investors

A majority (77 per cent) of Tesla Inc. shareholders voted in support of restoring the landmark US$44.9 billion all-stock pay package for chief executive officer…

  • By: Staff
  • June 20, 2024 June 20, 2024
  • 15:00
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CSSB’s climate risk disclosure standards should align with ISSB’s, with only Canadian-specific modifications: PIAC

The Pension Investment Association of Canada supports closely aligning the Canadian Sustainability Standards Board disclosure standards with the International Sustainability Standards Board’s requirements but recommends it…

  • By: Staff
  • June 20, 2024 June 19, 2024
  • 09:00

PSP Investments generates 7.2% annual return, net assets increase to $264.9BN

The Public Sector Pension Investment Board ended its fiscal year on March 31, 2024, generating a net return of 7.2 per cent, up from 4.4…

Ontario DB pension plans’ average solvency ratio increases to 122% in Q1 2024: FSRA

The average projected solvency ratio for Ontario defined benefit pension plans was 122 per cent as of March 31, 2024, up three per cent from…

  • By: Staff
  • June 17, 2024 June 13, 2024
  • 15:00

Canadian fixed income outperforms amid improving interest rate landscape: report

Canadian-based fixed income assets rallied in the first quarter of 2024 as the likelihood of interest rate cuts from global central authorities increases, according to…

  • By: Staff
  • June 13, 2024 June 12, 2024
  • 11:00

Coverage of the 2024 Global Investment Conference

On April 10-12, the Canadian Investment Review hosted a group of delegates, including defined benefit plan sponsors, asset managers and academics, in Alberta for the 2024 Global…

  • By: Staff
  • June 10, 2024 June 6, 2024
  • 08:00

2024 Global Investment Conference: How the risk-return proposition can help portfolios perform well in a variety of market conditions

It’s important for institutional investors to view risk mitigation as a way to improve the risk-return proposition and not as a way to express a…

2024 Global Investment Conference: Technology, health-care innovations providing institutional investors with alpha

Institutional investors are navigating two massive innovations, namely artificial intelligence and artificial incretins, said Jennifer O’Hara Martin, global equity portfolio specialist at T. Rowe Price, during the…

2024 Global Investment Conference: How institutional investors can leverage their influence with stewardship goals

Active ownership, accompanied by a concrete set of stewardship goals, is critical for long-term value creation, said Delaney Greig, director of investor stewardship at the…

2024 Global Investment Conference: A look at evolving retirement trends

During a panel discussion at the Canadian Investment Review’s 2024 Global Investment Conference in April, three pension plan sponsors shared their perspective on plan design…

CPPIB CEO defends current Canadian investment structure, respects rights of Alberta to consider CPP exit

In an open letter, John Graham, president and chief executive officer at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, defended the the investment organization’s current exposure…

  • By: Staff
  • June 7, 2024 June 6, 2024
  • 15:00

Pension fund investments support increased productivity at investee companies: report

Firms that are backed by pension fund investments report increases in employee productivity of between three per cent and five per cent, according to a…

  • By: Staff
  • May 31, 2024 May 31, 2024
  • 09:00

AIMCo Realty completes $900 million sale of green bond offerings; Ontario Teachers’ Venture Growth investing in German AI firm

The real estate investment arm of the Alberta Investment Management Corp. has completed the sale of $900 million in green bond offerings. The Series 6…

  • By: Staff
  • May 27, 2024 May 27, 2024
  • 15:00

Mastercard Foundation launches new asset management company

The Mastercard Foundation is launching an asset management company to build and manage a diversified portfolio to help fund its philanthropic mission. The Mastercard Foundation…

  • By: Staff
  • May 23, 2024 May 22, 2024
  • 09:00

CPPIB wants to grow credit investments to $115BN by 2029: report

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board plans to nearly double the size of its credit holdings over the next five years, according to reporting by…

  • By: Staff
  • May 14, 2024 May 13, 2024
  • 09:00

Expert panel: Cessation of real return bonds increases risk profile for Canadian pension fund model

The recent pressure put on Canadian pensions plans from private managers and governments to re-discover an investment home bias has been met with little enthusiasm,…


Public meeting in Edmonton attracts hundreds amid talk of province’s CPP withdrawal

Hundreds of Albertans turned out for a meeting in Edmonton last week to hear officials from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board discuss the state…

  • By: Staff
  • April 30, 2024 April 29, 2024
  • 09:00

Survey finds 95% of U.S. public pension funds employ investment consultants

More than 95 per cent of U.S. public pension funds employ at least one investment consultant, according to a new survey by Coalition Greenwich. The…

  • By: Staff
  • April 26, 2024 April 26, 2024
  • 15:45