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How Swiss PUBLICA integrates climate risk

PUBLICA, one of the largest pension funds in Switzerland, has built a bespoke equity benchmark to reduce climate risk. It's not the consequence of any target to reduce emissions in the portfolio or wider ESG legislation. Senior portfolio manager Frederik von Ameln explains the process behind the strategy.

CalPERS reviews factor allocation

As CalPERS navigates more change at the top following Nicole Musicco decision to leave, the investment committee ploughs on with an annual review of the public equity portfolio where discussions focus on the factor weighted strategy and engagement on executive pay.
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Operational excellence as critical as asset allocation for success

Asset allocation is often nominated as the most important element in long-term investment performance. But the Fiduciary Investor s Symposium at Stanford University heard that no investment strategy or process can operate in a vacuum – it can’t happen effectively without operational excellence.
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Railpen: Fiduciary management in practice

Railpen has combined its fiduciary and risk management roles enhancing the fiduciary element across investment strategy and developing a risk model that fits better with the long-term thinking of a pension fund explains Mads Gosvig, the fund's chief officer, fiduciary and investment management.
Asset Owner Directory

The Asset Owner Directory is an interactive tool to give readers an insight into the world of global asset owners. It includes key information for the largest asset owners around the world such as key personnel, asset allocation and performance.

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CalSTRS looks at big picture with total portfolio function

The $315 billion CalSTRS is looking to build a top-down portfolio function to better incorporate liquidity management alongside portfolio construction and to consider how it can better deal with often lumpy cashflows to maximise returns, while continuing to keep a tight rein on risk.

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FIS Stanford 2023

‘New energy system’, not transition, needed to reach net zero

 More than $4 trillion a year in investment is needed over the next 30 years to meet the goal of net zero by 2050, asset owners have been told. Arun Majumdar, dean of Stanford University’s school of sustainability describes it as the “defining challenge and opportunity of the 21st century”
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Sustainability in Practice

The Sustainability in Practice conference will look at the meaningful steps that investors are taking to integrate sustainability including the impact on asset allocation and structural shifts of net zero. The conference will explore the new frontier of sustainability including impact investing, carbon markets becoming an asset class and investment frameworks for biodiversity. Drawing on experts at the University of Oxford and investors from all over the world, delegates will be left with functional tools to implement their sustainability commitments and cutting-edge research to share with their boards and investment committees.

November 6-8, 2023 | University of Oxford, UK

Fiduciary Investors Symposium

The Fiduciary Investors Symposium brings global investors together to examine best-practice strategy and implementation.

The event enables institutional investors to engage with industry thought leaders in academia and practice, in a collegiate environment that promotes shared discussion.


March 12-14, 2024 | National University of Singapore

CalSTRS positions to take advantage of energy transition

CalSTRS has recognised the unique opportunity presented by the energy transition needs a unique response and its Sustainable Investment and Stewardship Strategies (SISS) portfolio has been specifically positioned to invest in opportunities that fall between private equity and infrastructure asset class buckets.
Fiduciary Investors Series

Why Asia is the future

In the midst of the great power rivalry between the US and China, “we need to carve out a future that works well for all of us” says National University of Singapore’s Danny Quah, in a talk examining the global economy and the role of Asia. Listen here.

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Global Pension Transparency Benchmark
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Why transparency is a strategic initiative for Norway’s SWF

Norway’s giant sovereign wealth fund took out the top spot in this year’s Global Pension Transparency Benchmark. Amanda White talks to CEO of Norges Bank Investment Management, Nicolai Tangen, about why transparency is important and why under his leadership Norges aims to be the best fund in the world.
Investment Think Tanks

Building portfolio resilience in the face of uncertainty

As the multitude of macro-economic risks influence market conditions in unpredictable and unprecedented ways, CIOs are facing the most challenging and interesting times in their careers. A group of investors came together in London to shareideas on how to best assess risk and position their funds for the challenges and opportunities in this increasingly demanding market.
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Penn PSERS trims leverage, adds fixed income and hones in on fees

The $71.9 billion Pennsylvania Public School Employees' Retirement System has reduced net leverage, added fixed income and continues to shave costs off its external investment management fees, mostly by reducing private allocations. The trimming and shifting of the portfolio is part of an adjusted SAA responding to ongoing market changes.
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India’s NIIF: A poster child for development finance

Sujoy Bose played a central role in setting up India's celebrated sovereign development fund, the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund. He explains how NIFF's governance combines a perfect combination of sovereign comfort for investors seeking Indian exposure alongside the discipline and freedom to hunt returns.