August 21, 2017
Investors are not getting paid for taking on carbon risk according to New Zealand Super, prompting the fund to move its global passive equities portfolio to low carbon.
A more meaningful way of keeping defined contribution savers informed and engaged could be through communication in relation to their contribution rates.
Pension funds in many emerging economies need to diversify offshore, says the World Bank, in order to achieve higher returns with potentially lower volatility.
Stewardship codes have an important role in influencing company behaviour, so the PRI is pleased to hear that Australia is the latest country to ask fund managers to abide by a stewardship code.
After 25 years as CIO of Idaho PERS, Robert Maynard, has seen it all. He’s convinced a simple, transparent and focused investment strategy prevails in all terrain.
As China readies for its five-yearly leadership reshuffle, global investors are watching to see how they’re poised to manage the world’s second-largest economy as it faces up to its debt dilemma.
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