Corporate governance

CalSTRS launches search for ESG equity strategies

CalSTRS is searching for up to 10 managers to run equity strategies with an environmental, social and governance focus.

October 18, 2016 | 03:48 pm
A new threshold for sustainable and impact investing: What investors need to know

A new threshold for sustainable and impact investing: What investors need to know

Sustainable, responsible and impact investing — an investment approach that focuses on long-term growth and the generation of positive social and environmental impacts — has arrived at a ...

October 12, 2016 | 02:02 pm
Investor-savvy boards need board-savvy investors

Investor-savvy boards need board-savvy investors

Institutional investors, including pension funds, and the corporate boards they elect have much in common.

October 12, 2016 | 11:01 am
Harvard, MIT professors win Nobel prize in economics for research on contract theory

Harvard, MIT professors win Nobel prize in economics for research on contract theory

Two U.S.-based academics — Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom — were named co-winners of the 2016 Nobel prize in economics for their pioneering and separate research on contract theory that...

October 10, 2016 | 03:34 pm
Corporate boards need regular change, CII conference attendees told

Corporate boards need regular change, CII conference attendees told

Changing corporate board membership is the best way to open seats to a more diverse set of directors, John Thompson, chairman of Microsoft Corp., said Thursday.

September 29, 2016 | 03:39 pm
Congress averts government shutdown

Congress averts government shutdown

The House of Representatives approved late Wednesday a spending bill that funds the federal government through Dec. 9.

September 29, 2016 | 11:14 am
California treasurer to work with CalPERS, CalSTRS to push for Wells Fargo reforms

California treasurer to work with CalPERS, CalSTRS to push for Wells Fargo reforms

California Treasurer John Chiang said Wednesday he will work with the boards of CalPERS and CalSTRS to push for corporate governance reform at Wells Fargo & Co.

September 28, 2016 | 03:58 pm