The 21st Century Investor: Ceres Blueprint for Sustainable Investing
Updated for 2016

Prepared by Ceres, CalSTRS contributed to the Blueprint which is written for the 21st Century investor, institutional asset owners and their investment managers, who need to understand and manage the growing risks posed by climate change, resource scarcity, population growth, human and labor rights, energy demand and access to water. Updates in 2016

These risks will challenge businesses and affect investment returns in the years and decades to come.

2016 updates include additional references supporting the business case and fiduciary duty case for ESG integration, examples of ESG investment beliefs, an updated appendix of ESG funds that have outperformed their benchmarks, and a new page on examples of investing in solutions to climate change.