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An analysis of submissions made to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reveals a sharp divide between the opinions of institutional investors and corporate executives when it comes to a proposal to standardize corporate climate disclosures. “Comments from different parties did not always fall along corporates versus investors, though some did,” wrote Subodh Mishra, global […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 1, 2022 September 1, 2022
  • 12:30
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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is the world’s most transparent pension fund, according to the global pension transparency benchmark, a collaboration between Top1000funds.com and CEM Benchmarking Inc. The benchmark, launched in 2021, measures the transparency of disclosures of 15 pension systems across measurements such as cost, governance, performance and responsible investing. While the rankings are […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 2, 2022 August 2, 2022
  • 11:00

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System is reporting a net loss of 6.1 per cent for its last fiscal year, according to its preliminary annual results. During the year ending June 30, 2022, the public sector defined benefit pension plan’s value decreased from $466.84 billion to $440 billion. According to a press release, the losses […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 28, 2022 July 28, 2022
  • 12:45

Several of Canada’s largest pension funds have backed a proposal requesting that Amazon.com Inc. review how its actions against ongoing union organizing efforts align with its stated commitment to freedom of association and collective bargaining. The proposal by the Shareholder Association for Research and Education and the Catherine Donnelly Foundation was supported by the Alberta […]

  • By: Staff
  • May 31, 2022 May 31, 2022
  • 12:30

The California Public Employees’ Pension Retirement System is appointing Nicole Musicco as its new chief investment officer, effective March 28. She joins the CalPERS from RedBird Capital Partners, where she led the firm’s Canadian investment business. Previously, she managed the private markets investment program at the Investment Management Corp. of Ontario. She also spent 16 years […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 24, 2022 February 23, 2022
  • 09:00

More than 20 financial organizations in Quebec, including the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board, are joining forces to tackle the climate emergency. The initiative, the Statement by the Quebec Financial Centre for a Sustainable Finance, aims to affirm Quebec’s leadership in sustainable finance and the financial institutions’ […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 4, 2021 October 4, 2021
  • 15:00
Institutional investors agree profits can’t be top concern for companies: survey

The Investor Leadership Network is appointing Charles Emond, president and chief executive officer of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, and Jean Raby, CEO of Natixis Investment Managers, as co-chairs of its CEO council. Raby and Emond are succeeding the founding co-chairs of the council, Ron Mock, former CEO of the Ontario Teachers’ […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 16, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 13:15
Are Institutional Investors Done With Hedge Funds?

Canadian pension fund managers talk about their confidence level in the asset class.

  • By: Jann Lee
  • April 4, 2017 September 13, 2019
  • 09:53
What does CalPERS’ hedge fund decision mean for ETFs?

By focusing on costs and simplicity, pension funds take some lessons from the little guy.

  • September 24, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 16:35
CalPERS Misses the Mark

CalPERS 2011 return below its assumed rate by 6.65 percentage points