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CalSTRS CIO backs long-haul investment

The investment community’s obsession with short-term earnings is detrimental but convincing investors to back the slow, patient money is a tough sell, according to the CIO of one of the largest US pension funds, Chris Ailman, speaking at the annual SASB conference.

Good ESG data requires a framework

Initiatives such as the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board are vital for providing the consistent, regular, high-quality disclosure on the SDGs that investors need, a panel told delegates.