The Government Pension Investment Fund manages and invest the reserve funds of the Government Pension Plans. It manages assets of ¥167,535.8 billion ($1.6 trillion) and is one of the biggest pension fund in the world. GPIF’s established Investment Principles reflect a commitment to acting with the highest professional ethics and integrity. GPIF is committed to further strengthening investment management, continuing to be fully accountable and earning the trust of the public.
More investors around the world are looking at how to invest with a diversity lens. Amanda White examines how investors in Japan, Sweden, the US and Canada are addressing the diversity question as part of their internal organisation and in their investments and the managers they work with.
Amanda WhiteJune 24, 2021
Chief investment officer of the world’s largest pension fund the $1.5 trillion GPIF, Hiro Mizuno, says large institutional investors must stay calm and maintain their long term investment course. He told Top1000funds.com that “long term investment is needed more than ever before”.
Amanda WhiteMarch 26, 2020
The investment arm of one of Australia’s state governments, TCorp, has issued a A$1.8 billion sustainability bond reflecting the appetite of investors which are increasingly hungry for bonds that are issued to fund social and environmental projects.
Elizabeth FryNovember 20, 2019
The $3.5 billion Carnegie Foundation doesn’t report quarterly numbers and at its board meeting it doesn’t discuss performance at all. Pension funds looking to change behaviours towards a long term investing orientation could take heed from such foundations in how they report to their boards about performance.
Amanda WhiteMay 7, 2019
Fee compression is here to stay. Only the few active managers that have met their benchmarks over the past few years have been immune. But make no mistake, asset owners will be reviewing all strategies for their value and fee models will continue to evolve.
Amin RajanNovember 26, 2018