California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS)

Managers assess Harvey's aftermath

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REAL ESTATE -

Hurricane Harvey is helping to shine a light on the risk the increased incidence of extreme weather is posing on investments.
CalPERS sends letters to 504 companies regarding lack of gender diversity on their boards

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GOVERNANCE -

CalPERS is stepping up efforts to increase the number of women on corporate boards.
Hawaii taking a hard look at venture capital

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ALTERNATIVES -

Disappointed by returns, Hawaii Employees' Retirement System reconsiders its investments in venture capital.
SSGA supports more climate-change disclosure proposals in first half of 2017

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GOVERNANCE -

SSGA announced on Wednesday its shareholder votes in the first half of 2017 targeted energy companies.
Eliopoulos says cutback to 'defensive' equities allocation lowered CalPERS' fiscal-year returns

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DEFINED BENEFIT -

A "defensive" position that reduced the amount of equities in CalPERS' portfolio lowered overall returns in the fiscal year.