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Is it time for pension plan sponsors to revisit risk tolerance?

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The coronavirus crisis may be a signal for some pension plan sponsors that it’s time to revisit their appetite for risk. A typical asset-liability study involves ...

Sun Life launching ESG framework for pension plan sponsors

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Sun Life Canada is launching an environmental, social and governance framework for its group retirement services to help pension plan sponsors and members make sustainable investing ...

Ontario Teachers’ lowered carbon footprint by about 15% in 2019: report

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Even as the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan’s assets grew, its overall carbon footprint fell by about 15 per cent in 2019, driven in large by ...

PSP Investments raises over $700,000 for charities in wake of coronavirus pandemic

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The Public Sector Pension Investment Board’s special coronavirus emergency relief initiative has raised over $700,000 for various charities. Donations went to supporting four organizations actively involved in ...

What opportunities exist for institutional investors in private equity primary market?

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Many asset classes, including private equity, have been hammered by the coronavirus fallout, but opportunities still exist in the primary middle market for a variety ...

Bank of Canada survey says business hiring plans remain muted due to pandemic

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The Bank of Canada’s latest review of business and consumer expectations has revealed how widespread uncertainty is muting rehiring and purchasing plans, published days before ...

BCI and partners establish responsible investing platform

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The British Columbia Investment Management Corp., the AustralianSuper and two Dutch pension funds — APG and PGGM — are jointly establishing a responsible investing platform. The ...

Feds announce new temporary relief measures for pension plan sponsors

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New draft regulations from the federal government would allow registered pension plans to borrow money and extend the deadline to retroactively credit pensionable service under a ...

Tech platform helping connect institutional investors with private credit opportunities

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In the current low-yield environment, many pension funds are looking for alternatives to fixed income to earn the returns required to pay pension obligations. The answer ...

EMPEA appointing CPPIB’s Suyi Kim to board of directors

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The Emerging Markets Private Equity Association is appointing Suyi Kim, head of Asia Pacific at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, to its board of ...

Contex Group Inc.