WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California State Teachers’ Retirement System is celebrating the appointment of its Chief Operating Investment Officer, Debra Smith, to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s Standing Advisory Group. Ms. Smith will represent the investors’ perspective and voice in the advisory group. Her three-year term runs through the end of 2019.
A sustainable employee culture is an engaged culture. At CalSTRS, we ask our employees to consider the long-term effect their business decisions have on our environment, our membership and our community.
We believe sustainable actions should take place at every level of the organization for the long-term benefit of our members. CalSTRS values our employees as active partners in our sustainable efforts.
To ensure the strength and increased engagement of our workforce, we have developed supporting programs such as health and wellness, onboarding, employee recognition and workforce planning. CalSTRS employees also participate in our sustainable initiatives through internal programs designed to identify and improve environmental standards such as recycling and waste diversion, energy use reduction, and other conservation efforts.
CalSTRS employees also support our local communities through volunteering opportunities, local business exchanges, charitable organizations and other activities.
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 business.
The California State Teachers’ Retirement System website has been developed in compliance with California Government Code §11135, which requires that all electronic and information technology developed or purchased by the State of California is accessible to people with disabilities. There are various types of physical disabilities that impact user interaction on the web. Vision loss, hearing loss, limited manual dexterity, and cognitive disabilities are examples, with each having different means by which to access electronic information effectively.