principles

Hedge Funds

Cass creates principles for DC model

As almost every market in the world looks to move from defined benefit to some sort of defined contribution model, academics at the Pensions Institute of the Cass Business School, City University London have developed a set of 15 principles for designing a defined contribution model. The principles, consistent with the recently published OECD guidelines, are based […]
CMSF

Dan Mori: do what’s right

Whether facing the enemy, or the first day of a conference, something will go wrong and you must have people within your organisation who can adapt and overcome, according to retired Lieutenant Colonel of the US Marine Corp, Dan Mori. Mori, who had a 28-year career in the US Marines including defending David Hicks before […]
Investment Strategy

CFS GAM talks walk on ESG in rise through UNPRI rankings

Promoting, reporting on and collaborating with other investors to further the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI) saw Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFS GAM) achieve a top quartile ranking in three of the six principles for the recent UNPRI survey. The work by Amanda McCluskey, head of sustainability at CFS GAM, […]
Investment Strategy

CFS GAM talks walk on ESG in rise through UNPRI rankings

Promoting, reporting on and collaborating with other investors to further the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI) saw Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFS GAM) achieve a top quartile ranking in three of the six principles for the recent UNPRI survey. The work by Amanda McCluskey, head of sustainability at CFS GAM, […]
Opinion

Behind the fuzziness, there’s money in UN PRI

Michael Bailey At least one well-known funds management identity, when speaking privately about the UN PRI, will pronounce it so as to sarcastically emphasise the ‘PR’ part. He is saying what at least some of the industry is thinking. That becoming a signatory to the grandly named United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment looks great […]
Opinion

Behind the fuzziness, there’s money in UN PRI

Michael Bailey At least one well-known funds management identity, when speaking privately about the UN PRI, will pronounce it so as to sarcastically emphasise the ‘PR’ part. He is saying what at least some of the industry is thinking. That becoming a signatory to the grandly named United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment looks great […]
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