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PRI announces award winners

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The Principles for Responsible Investment has announced the winners of its inaugural awards. In the category of Active Ownership Project of the Year, Platform Living Wage Financials, a ...

A practical look at responsible investing at the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

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As environmental, social and governance issues are increasingly recognized as material factors when considering investments and amid growing stakeholder pressure, many options are available for ...

What looking back on the history of an index tells investors

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Indexes have been around for decades, but what does all of that accumulated data actually tell investors? The Russell 3000 index, which was created in 1984, ...

Telus Communications shares journey moving from DB to DC pensions

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Since Telus Communication Inc.’s journey from defined benefit pension plans to defined contribution began in 1996, it’s come a long way, but it’s far from over. During ...

European Central Bank unveils new help for economy

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The European Central Bank on Thursday delivered a new blast of monetary stimulus to help the economy in the face of uncertainties like the U.S.-China ...

Ferrovial appeals decision on sale of stake in 407 toll highway to CPPIB

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Spanish multinational Ferrovial S.A. is appealing an Ontario Superior Court decision that cleared the way for SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. to proceed with the $3.25-billion sale ...

Rising temperatures, global trade collapse, cybercrime top list of extreme risks for investors: report

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 The top three extreme risks for investors to watch are global temperature change, global trade collapse and cyber warfare, according to a new report by Willis ...

Do hedge fund managers crowd out other investors in their funds?

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It might seem like hedge fund managers having “skin in the game” by investing personal capital in their funds would be a good thing for ...

CPPIB to open San Francisco office, hires head of VC funds

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is opening an office in San Francisco. The new location is the CPPIB’s second U.S. office, after New York City, and its ninth worldwide. “One of ...

DC members mixing TDFs with other assets to their potential detriment: report

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While target-date funds are intended to be used as a singular option in capital accumulation plans, many defined contribution plan members use them in conjunction ...

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