Barry, who retired in 2016 after more than 30 years at P&I, writes the publication’s editorials. He has received, among other awards, the Northwestern University Medill School/Strong Funds award for editorial columns and the Peter Lisagor award for editorials.
For William Blair Investment Management LLC, the key elements in building a global investment management firm are its people and its corporate culture promoting teamwork that is entrepreneurial, collaborative and collegial. The Chicago-based firm, a four-time winner in Pensions & Investments' Best Places to Work in Money Management survey, embraces meritocracy, “encouraging people to put forward their best” and compensating them well for doing so, said John R. Ettelson, president and CEO.
Wells Fargo & Co. will separate the chairman and CEO roles, a move adopted after the Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds and four other institutional investors jointly filed a shareholder proposal calling for the company to adopt such a board leadership structure.
U.S.-domiciled assets under management invested under environmental, social and governance factors totaled $8.72 trillion at the start of 2016, a 32.7% increase from the start of 2014, according to a report from the US SIF Foundation released Monday.
Principal Global Investors ranked first among 30 of the largest investment managers in casting proxy votes to align with climate-risk mitigation issues at companies with large carbon footprints in the oil and gas and utility sectors, said a report from 50/50 Climate Project released Wednesday.