Frontlines

Macquarie Investment adds its moniker to Penn's Palestra court

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

The University of Pennsylvania's historic Palestra court now has Macquarie Investment Management's name on it.
CPPIB adds to gender diversity push

GOVERNANCE

GOVERNANCE

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board's shareholder-votes to include female directors on Canadian company boards have been successful.
Online tool explores assumptions for pension liabilities

PENSION FUNDS

PENSION FUNDS

The Institute for Pension Fund Integrity has created a free, online tool to help users calculate pension plans' unfunded liabilities.
Rwanda's fund now a full member of international group

SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUNDS

SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUNDS

Rwanda's sovereign wealth fund has become a full member of the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds.
Baillie Gifford is funding research into the use of AI

TECHNOLOGY

TECHNOLOGY

Baillie Gifford is supporting research into the ethical challenges that come with the growing use of data and artificial intelligence.
Brookings' Iwry given ASPPA's Harry T. Eidson Founders Award

AWARDS

AWARDS

The American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries honored Mark Iwry for his career of helping people save for retirement.
Crescent's Mark Attanasio finds day job interfering with NLCS
Mark L. Attanasio, principal owner of the Milwaukee Brewers, missed Game 5 of the NLCS because of Crescent Capital's investor day.
Blackstone CEO gives $350 million to study artificial intelligence

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Stephen A. Schwarzman of Blackstone Group has given a $350 million grant to MIT to study artificial intelligence.
3 DC executives pitch to delegates in PLSA version of TV's 'Shark Tank'

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

The U.K. retirement industry had its very own episode of "Shark Tank" at the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association's annual conference.
Crescent's Mark Attanasio finds day job interfering with NLCS

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Mark L. Attanasio, principal owner of the Milwaukee Brewers, missed Game 5 of the NLCS because of Crescent Capital's investor day.
TIAA gives $1 million to those who effect change

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

TIAA-CREF is donating $1 million to non-profits to honor 100 people whose work has made a difference in their communities.
ISS, CII launch website in opposition to House proxy agency bill

LEGISLATION

LEGISLATION

ISS and CII have created a website in opposition of a bill in Congress that they say would alter the nation's proxy advisory landscape.
EBRI's Lori Lucas honored by Women Investment Professionals

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Lori Lucas, CEO of EBRI, has been selected to receive the Distinguished Woman Investment Professional of the Year award.
Financial sector targets slavery and trafficking

ESG

ESG

An initiative to end human rights abuses is bringing together the financial sector, global regulators and non-governmental organizations.
New directors bolster female representation at U.K. trade group

GOVERNANCE

GOVERNANCE

The Investment Association has upped the gender diversity on its own board of directors with three new appointments.