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Kolivakis Weighs In On Canada Pensions’ Clean Energy Bet

This week, two Canadian pension funds — the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board – teamed up with Spanish bank Banco Santandar S.A. to manage a $2 billion portfolio of renewable energy assets. Leo Kolivakis of the Pension Pulse blog weighed in on the clean energy bet in a post on Wednesday. The ...
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As Demand for Green Bonds Grows, So Does Desire for Transparency

There is growing demand for environmentally friendly investments, and as a result, “green bonds” have become an increasingly popular investment vehicle. For proof, look no further than CalSTRS, which increased its purchases of “green bonds” by 300 percent in 2014. But with increased popularity comes increased demands for transparency: what ...
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CalPERS, CalSTRS Responds To Push For Coal Divestment

California Senate President Kevin de León said on Monday he would introduce a bill in 2015 that would require CalPERS and CalSTRS to divest from coal-related investments. CalPERS was the first of the funds to publicly respond to the bill. Summarized by Chief Investment Officer magazine: CalPERS responded strongly to the proposal, stating that “we ...
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CalSTRS Stepped Up “Green” Bond-Buying By 300 Percent In 2014

CalSTRS released its Green Initiative Task Force report on Wednesday. The report highlights the pension fund’s “environmental-themed investments” and risk-management efforts related to climate change. The report reveals that it increased its purchases of “green bonds” by 300 percent in 2014. Investopedia defines a “green bond”: These ...
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