The $357 billion pension plan will examine aligning its portfolio with the UN’s SDGs, which would give the fund’s ESG engagement a more keen focus on social objectives such as ending poverty.
The $350 billion California Public Employees’ Retirement System’s new portfolio will look more like the current one than other options. The pick balanced portfolio risk with liability concerns.
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Hundreds of global investors, including CalPERS and the Swedish buffer funds, have come together to pursue low-carbon goals by working actively with big companies and publicising their progress.
Craig Dandurand, director of debt and alternatives for the Future Fund, offers a glimpse into how it has recalibrated its approach to investing in hedge funds and other risk premia.
The California Public Employees’ Retirement System announces it won’t be introducing leverage, and gives some details on how it will choose a portfolio in December from the four it’s considering.
Representatives from CalPERS and Cbus Super joined academics in challenging large investors to do more for sustainable finance and outlining some practical ways to achieve this goal.
CalPERS’ board has named Meketa its new infrastructure consultant, citing its high ratings and setting aside investment office calls to have a single adviser for infrastructure and real estate.
CalPERS is happy with its consultants, except for their performance in recommending ways to control fees and costs and their presentation of new investment ideas, a board rating reveals.
CalPERS has expanded its tracking of strategic metrics in its ongoing review of performance, which could lead to some tough queries making their way into online recordings of board sessions.
The board of the United States’ largest pension fund calls in the experts as it considers applying leverage in its portfolio, part of efforts to improve a 68 per cent liability-funding ratio.
CalPERS has set its latest four-yearly capital market assumptions, that feed its strategic asset allocation. The $323 billion fund expects lower returns and more volatility.