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PSCA offers online fiduciary training program

Hitting the books

Hitting the books

Plan Sponsor Council of America is offering fiduciary training for DC sponsors.
Dalio gift to help improve Connecticut's public education

SCHOOL DAYS

SCHOOL DAYS

Dalio Foundation promises Connecticut's largest-ever gift to strengthen public education, economic opportunities.
Swedish website ranks managers' investment funds on sustainability

TAKE A CLOSER LOOK

TAKE A CLOSER LOOK

Sweden moves to help plan participants examine sustainable investments in their savings.
Texas Teachers, Howard University pair up on recruiting

WORKING TOGETHER

WORKING TOGETHER

Texas Teacher Retirement System partners with Howard University with an eye toward future recruitment.
MIT's Golub Center appoints a new distinguished fellow

PEOPLE

PEOPLE

Former IMF division chief Laura Kodres named senior fellow at the MIT Sloan School of Management's Golub Center for Finance and Policy.
State Street partners with Harvard Business School professor to measure ESG risk

ESG

ESG

A Harvard University professor is working with State Street to help clients understand how the market prices ESG risks and opportunities.
Database will track carbon footprint of financial firms

ESG

ESG

MIT's Sloan Sustainability Initiative received a grant to develop an online database assessing the carbon intensity of financial firms.
AllianzGI to focus on immigration in new partnership

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Allianz Global Investors has partnered with London's Migration Museum at The Workshop to feature prominent business leaders.
CFA Institute to offer computer-based testing for Level I
The CFA Institute announced that starting in 2021, it will transition its Level I exam to a computer-based testing format.
Lord Abbett's $1 million donation to expand Jersey City Medical Center's maternity care

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Lord Abbett has donated $1 million to help expand the maternity wing at Jersey City Medical Center.
Dalton Investments promoting collaborative approach for S. Korean governance reforms

GOVERNANCE

GOVERNANCE

Asian equities boutique Dalton Investments sees a growing domestic constituency in South Korea for minority shareholder rights.
NN Investment Partners teams up with Yale to take a closer look at ESG risk

ESG

ESG

NN Investment Partners and the Yale Initiative on Sustainable Finance have teamed up to research ESG factors.
Bain exec's foundation partners with filmmaker Ken Burns to offer $200,000 grant

PRIVATE EQUITY

PRIVATE EQUITY

A new award for documentary filmmakers has been partially funded by the foundation of Bain co-Managing Partner Jonathan Lavine and his wife.
NTSA wants to help teachers learn ABCs of retirement planning

BACK TO THE CLASSROOM

BACK TO THE CLASSROOM

The National Tax-Deferred Savings Association has launched a retirement education program for public educators.
4 companies win inaugural ESG award from Tokyo Metropolitan Government

AWARDS

AWARDS

Neuberger Berman East Asia, Robeco Japan, Sompo Holdings and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management were the winners of a new ESG award.