CalSTRS in the News

CalSTRS in the news


Review recent news articles, reports and other published materials on CalSTRS programs and investments.

Article CNBC, Delivering AlphaSeptember 29, 2021

Climate change will be an alpha generator for the next four decades, says CalSTRS CIO

Climate change “is a mega-trend that if you take advantage of it, and get ahead of it, it’s going to be an alpha generator for the next 30 or 40 years,” CalSTRS Chief Investment Officer Christopher Ailman said Wednesday at CNBC’s “Delivering Alpha.” “If you don’t pay attention to it, it’s going to be a negative alpha and you’re going to be stuck with a low-beta return.”

Article Top 1000 Funds, SustainabilitySeptember 23, 2021

Implementing net zero

What does it really mean to achieve a net zero strategy? As more investors make pledges for net zero, they need to set a strategy to achieve it. Investors leading the pack – ABP, Church Commissioners for England and CalSTRS – discuss the behaviour changes that are needed and how to allocate.

Article IPE Real AssetsSeptember 7, 2021

CalSTRS approves $2.5bn real estate commitments in first half of 2021

California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) has disclosed approving $2.5bn (€2.1bn) worth of real estate commitments during the first half of 2021.

The $311bn pension fund said it placed around $712m into CP Logistics Canada Platform joint venture through a separate account investment with manager Principal Real Estate Investors and operating partner Panattoni Development Company.