2011 News Releases

2011 news releases

News release

CalSTRS Calendar Year-End Investment Returns Post Double-Digit Gains
Portfolio value ends 2010 at its highest point for the year

 WEST SACRAMENTO, CA  – Investment portfolio returns for the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) ended 2010 posting a 12.7-percent return and boosting market values to levels not seen since October 2008.

Since March 2009, when global financial markets plunged into a historic worldwide economic recession, the CalSTRS investment portfolio has rebounded by more than $34.8 billion to $146.4 billion.

News release

CalSTRS Joins The Climate Registry
Commits to measure and report carbon emissions

 WEST SACRAMENTO, CA  – The California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) today announced it has joined The Climate Registry, the leading voluntary greenhouse gas (GHG) registry in North America. A nonprofit group governed by states, provinces and tribes, The Registry helps organizations measure and reduce their GHG emissions.

News release

CalSTRS Seeks Compensation Consultants

 WEST SACRAMENTO, CA  – The California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) is establishing a pool of qualified and experienced firms to aid in the analysis and review of its compensation program affecting select executive staff and investment management. The search is part of an effort to more effectively compete for, retain and reward talented professionals.