The Teachers’ Retirement Board is charged with maintaining a
strong, stable fund in order to pay benefits to CalSTRS members
and their survivors. To fulfill that responsibility, the board
understands the CalSTRS portfolio as the foundation of our
members’ retirement security and that good corporate governance
is essential to the safety of the portfolio.
All activities of the Corporate Governance program are guided by
the CalSTRS Corporate Governance Principles. The principles not
only lay the foundation of our proxy voting activities but all of
the activities including corporate engagements and market-wide
CalSTRS Corporate Governance program is focused on the following
As a large and long-term investor, CalSTRS is in a position to
exert influence on the corporations in which it has invested.
CalSTRS appreciates and, with prudence and care, uses its
opportunity to vote on decisions affecting the guidance and
well-being of those investments.
Electronic privacy is crucial for the ongoing success of the
Internet as a convenient means to provide customer service. Your
personal information will be used only to conduct CalSTRS-related
WEST SACRAMENTO, CA – The California State Teachers’ Retirement
System (CalSTRS) today announced that, effective January 1, 2014,
CalSTRS Retirement Progress
Reports (RPR) will be available exclusively online, unless a
paper version is requested. The change is enacted under
Assembly Bill 989.