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HSBC Launches New Funds Targeting Niche 'Natural Capital' Industry, Hoping To Take It Mainstream

The new venture is aiming to make ‘natural capital’ its own asset.

08.27.20
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The Future For ESG Investing In Retirement Plans

The DOL says ESG integration cannot propel financial advancement. Experts say they’re wrong; plan sponsors just need education on implementation.

08.27.20
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Public Pension Investments Largely Recover After Pandemic-Related Slide

State pension plan investments largely recovered by the end of June after several dramatic market drops linked to the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time, the spread of the novel coronavirus has caused steep declines in economic activity and state revenue, which will complicate states’ efforts to make expected annual contributions to worker retirement programs.

08.25.20
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A $1.6 Trillion Pension Fund Gap - Is Infrastructure Investment The Answer?

The U.S. is a superpower in the pension fund world, controlling more than 50% of global assets, and yet a recent Financial Times article identified a $1.6 trillion dollar funding gap as a grave threat to the U.S. economy.

08.25.20
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'We Got As Wet As Everyone Else': PA. Teachers' Pension Fund To Dump Billions In Underperforming Wall Street Investments

The Pennsylvania Public School Employees Retirement System unanimously agreed to the move in a board meeting Wednesday.

08.24.20
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Who Would Want The Top Investment Job At California’s Pension Fund?

Departure of Ben Meng from Calpers is unlikely to trigger a scramble to replace him.

08.24.20
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Launched With $17 Million By Two Former Norwest Investors, Tau Ventures Is Ready For Its Closeup

Amit Garg and Sanjay Rao have spent the bulk of their professional lives developing technology, founding startups and investing in startups at places like Google and Microsoft, HealthIQ, and Norwest Venture Partners.

08.24.20
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Public Pension Funding And Reform— Or Lack Thereof — When We’re Not ‘All In This Together’

Pension reform? Diligence in pension funding? It takes the right sort of culture to achieve that.

08.24.20
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ETFs Set To Usurp Active Funds In World Of Ethical Investing

Shift to passive would be a body blow to traditional ESG investment approach.

08.21.20
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Harvard’s Half-Billion Land Stake In Brazil Marred By Conflict And Abuse

A recent report shows that one of the world’s most highly regarded, and wealthiest, universities invested heavily in land in Brazil’s Cerrado grasslands, where land-grabbing and other environmental crimes are rife.

08.20.20