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While there is a well-recognized and growing need for increased levels of long-term investment in infrastructure in United States, there is a lack of appropriate mechanisms for matching that need with long-term investment capital seeking sustainability outcomes alongside risk-adjusted returns. Sustainable infrastructure investments often do not yield the kind of high, near-term return on investment […]

Political Disclosure and Pension Investment: Updates for Trustees Tuesday, April 12, 2016 2:00 PM Eastern/11:00 AM Pacific Featuring: John Keenan, Corporate Governance Analyst for AFSCME; Lisa Gilbert, Director of Congress Watch at Public Citizen; Marian Currinder, Associate Director of the Center for Political Accountability; Patrick Doherty, Director of Corporate Governance for the State of New […]

Last week, the Department of Labor announced that it was withdrawing a guidance memo from 2008 for ERISA plans on Economically Targeted Investments (ETIs), reverting instead to previous guidance issued in 1994. This move had been long sought by a substantial group of responsible investors, who shared the DOL’s concern that the 2008 guidance “unduly […]