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FIS Stanford 2023

The hands and feet of AI and the renewable energy transition

A foundation stone of the transition to renewable energy - semiconductors - is paradoxically a major contributor to the problem it’s helping to solve. How asset owners think about investing in a solution that is also part of the problem is a challenging and complex task.
FIS Stanford 2023

It’s actions not words that count in the energy transition

Investors that want to address the low carbon transition as a potential investment theme should build an investment process that helps them focus on tangible investments being made by companies, not just pledges made on paper, the Fiduciary Investors Symposium at Stanford University has heard.
FIS Stanford 2023

AI could be ‘as big as the internet’ for investors

After a slow and steady research and development phase, the “big bang” moment of last year’s ChatGPT launch will kick off a slew of innovations that could rival the internet for their profitable application to investible businesses, says tech equity analyst Owen Hyde of Jennison Associates.
Investor Profile

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.

Investor Profile
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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.

Promoting transparency for
better pension outcomes

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Temasek’s approach to AI: Support portfolio companies create value

Temasek's CIO Rohit Sipahimalani explains the investor is approaching opportunities in generative AI by focusing on supporting portfolio companies apply the technology so they can better create value.
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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

USS outlines new climate scenarios for improved investment decision-making

USS and the University of Exeter have outlined new climate scenarios that focus on short term, real world impacts and are more useful for investors. USS will use them to develop a long-term investment outlook and top-down portfolio construction.
Fiduciary Investors Series

Reversal of investment themes demands investors change their assumptions

Investors are currently facing the end of uncertainty around assumptions they have made for decades, and need to shore up their portfolios with greater inflation protection, more active management, and by fostering innovation, according to chief strategist at the Investment Management Corporation of Ontario, Nick Chamie who spoke to Amanda White in the Fiduciary Investors Series

Fiduciary Investors Podcast Series

Global Pension Transparency Benchmark
Investor Profile

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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Asset Allocation

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.