WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) Chief Executive Officer Jack Ehnes, announced plans to increase current clean energy and technology investments of $1.4 billion to $3.7 billion over the next five years in an effort to increase low-carbon investments. The move is in response to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s call for bold action to reduce carbon emissions and build resilience to the impacts of climate change ahead of the United Nations Climate Summit on September 23, 2014.
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) today announced overwhelming corporate governance success during the 2014 proxy season, as 86 of the 93 companies it engaged adopted a majority voting standard in corporate board elections.
Because CalSTRS members do not pay into Social Security on CalSTRS earnings, Social Security law may reduce member Social Security benefit.
A webinar from the Social Security Administration explains how members of some public employee and teacher pensions may be affected by the Windfall Elimination Provision and the Government Pension Offset.
On June 10, 2010, CalSTRS presented an audio town hall meeting, Fact or Fiction About Your CalSTRS Pension.
Retired members called in to listen to a presentation from CalSTRS CEO Jack Ehnes and Deputy CEO Peggy Plett. The focus was sorting out fact from fiction surrounding the status of CalSTRS retirement benefits. Members could also ask questions.
On April 30, 2010, CalSTRS held a webinar which began with a discussion by Deputy CEO Peggy Plett of how school furloughs can affect members’ benefits and the accepted methods for reporting furlough earnings to CalSTRS.
Deputy CEO Ed Derman follows up with a discussion of the effect of postretirement employment, earnings limitations and exemptions on retirees’ monthly benefits
On April 30, 2009, CalSTRS presented its first audio town hall meeting, The Economy, CalSTRS Portfolio and You.
More than 600 members called in to listen to a presentation from CalSTRS CEO Jack Ehnes and Deputy CEO Peggy Plett. The focus was the challenging financial climate and the security of the Teachers’ Retirement Fund. Members could also ask questions.
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