WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 15, 2019) – California State Teachers’ Retirement System announced that trustee Sharon Hendricks was elected to the PRI Association Board. As an independent organization, PRI encourages investors to use responsible investment to enhance returns and better manage risks.
The CalSTRS board meeting on Friday, February 6, 2015, featured a prominent environmental activist who sounded the alarm on climate change and how to counteract it, Chairman of Generation Investment Management, and U.S. Vice President from 1992 – 2000, Al Gore, and Senior Partner of Generation Investment Management, David Blood.
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California State Teachers’ Retirement System’s (CalSTRS) Investment Committee adoption last week of updated Corporate Governance Principles, sets the stage for an active proxy season in 2015.
Being global investors comes with great responsibilities. We have a fiduciary duty to be principled and effective investors to meet our financial commitments to our members and employer partners. We also recognize, and studies have proven, that effective corporate governance of companies we invest in have an impact to our bottom line.
We firmly believe that engagement is the first call of action, and results show that it is the most effective form of communicating concerns with the companies we own.
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