The CalPERS chair features in a series of in depth interviews which consider drastic measures investors and society need to take to reset a system that is has led us into a crisis and is still fundamentally broken.
An outcome of early release is the trusted position superannuation funds find themselves in at a time when people are potentially the most vulnerable. Now is the time to use this trust to build engagement and confidence, Jason Andriessen writes.
Impact analysis for real assets and the building out of a new benchmarking framework for carbon emissions are two internal projects that will bring a deeper ESG focus to the soon-to-be rebranded fund's investment team.
A proposal, released on Thursday for industry consultation, suggests a scoring system to help map unlisted assets to appropriate growth/defensive scores as part of its plan to create asset category standardisation.
The message from Senator Jane Hume is clear: micro-reforms will be ever-constant. Funds need to be set-up to integrate micro-reform and maintain the ability to innovate. Funds which can’t keep pace will have to merge, which also fits with policy objectives - David Bell writes.