In 2021 Top1000funds.com will be actively campaigning to ensure the industry is allocating capital for the best possible outcomes for individuals and for the world. Here we launch our campaigns, and encourage you to be a part of them.
Amanda WhiteDecember 15, 2020
Assessing, managing and changing diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is set to become the data issue of the 2020s, as asset owners turn their attention to the power they have to advocate for change in the companies they invest in, and the firms that manage their money.
Amanda WhiteDecember 1, 2020
How can investors work together to combat inequality? In this podcast episode Amanda White speaks to the president of CalPERS, Henry Jones, about his own experience and the fund's journey in tackling diversity and inclusion, in particular issues of racism.
Amanda WhiteAugust 7, 2020
CalPERS has a moral imperative to confront racism and economic inequality, according to its president, Henry Jones, who spoke to Amanda White in a www.top1000funds.com Sustainability series podcast about his own experiences growing up in the segregated south and the role of investors in shaping a future which is just, equal, inclusive and deeply grounded in fundamental human and civil rights.
Amanda WhiteAugust 5, 2020
CEO of Franklin Templeton, Jenny Johnson, said asset managers need to do more, particularly in boosting diversity and inclusion in the underlying companies they own. She said the industry needed to do more to ensure capital is available to black-run and female-run businesses.
Sarah RundellJune 26, 2020
A strategic and long-term focus sees the Minnesota State Board of Investment CIO, Mansco Perry, adopt a patient and encouraging approach when it comes to climate change and diversity. The $104 billion fund is also looking to expand its allocation to private markets, and double its internal team.
Sarah RundellFebruary 21, 2020