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How lessons from one crisis helped HOOPP tackle another

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The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan’s struggles when the dot-com bubble burst planted the seeds for the liability-driven investing strategy it’s so well known for ...

‘The rules of the game are changing’: DB pension plans and climate scenario risk analysis

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Defined benefit plan sponsors are undoubtedly familiar with scenario risk analysis, but applying that concept to their portfolio’s climate risk is a whole new ballgame. But ...

DB pensions staring down paltry bond returns heading into 2021

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Central banks slowing their quantitative easing policies and economic improvements off the back of wide-scale vaccination efforts should both provide bond yields with a modest ...

Announcing the winners of the Pension Leadership Awards

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Pension investments are a key component of ensuring secure benefits for plan members upon their retirement. To celebrate the plan sponsors and pension investors who ...

How can past innovators inform portfolio construction today?

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Trying to define the perfect portfolio is as complicated as asking what it takes to be healthy — with a number of factors at play ...

CAAT looks to AI, machine learning

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The Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology Pension Plan is betting that artificial intelligence and machine learning will play a role in pension administration going ...

Opportunities for institutional investors from the energy transition

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Along with big risks comes the need for solutions and companies that provide those solutions, said Edward Lees, co-lead and portfolio manager at BNP Paribas ...

How institutional investors can determine material ESG factors

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Environmental, social and governance factors are an important dimension of fundamental analysis, said Jenn-Hui Tan, global head of stewardship and sustainable investing at Fidelity ...

Sustainability in a post-coronavirus world

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People are increasingly viewing the world with a lens that incorporates environmental, social and governance factors, said Andrew Parry, head of sustainable investment at Newton ...

What opportunities exist for plan sponsors in thematic investing?

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The most powerful and durable investment themes are those where ingenuity sparks innovation to address imbalances in the world, said David Docherty, investment director for thematics ...

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