MassPRIM, Northwestern Mutual and LACERA are among investors that have set aside capital to invest in firms owned by women or minorities and newly established funds. Our list includes allocation sizes, investment criteria and a point of contact.
The giant US public pension wants its GPs to 'optimise the risk reward equation' on ESG issues, its CIO Nicole Musicco tells a virtual conference.
GPIF, the world's largest pension fund, will report to GRESB on ESG-related data points in its infrastructure portfolio annually.
Hydrogen generation technologies have a role in the energy transition, but are ‘too expensive and too difficult’ to join infrastructure portfolios, LPs and GPs say.
A demand that the $206bn state pension consider only ‘pecuniary’ factors when investing does little to change its sizeable private markets programme.
Fonds de Réserve Constitutionnel has invested €10m in Ocean 14, a venture fund focused on protecting ocean biodiversity.
ESG and impact investing organisations are taking note as the US’s fourth biggest pension system acts against the movement.
Following a request for proposal in April, the pension has made four commitments totalling $135m to minority-owned firms.
A dearth of emissions data is jeopardising UK pension funds’ TCFD compliance, so investment consultancy Hymans Robertson encourages clients to report on lack of data quality in TCFD reports.
This is part of a wider effort by the pension to quantify the impact of its 'targeted sustainability investments'.

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