GPIF scales up stewardship expectations

Japan’s GPIF scales up stewardship expectations Japan’s biggest public pension fund has revised its stewardship and proxy voting principles amid a surge in shareholder activism in the country. The Government Pension Investment Fund, one the world’s largest pools of retirement savings with assets totalling ¥168.9 trillion (£1.28 trillion) as of the end of 2019, has […]

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High performing fund managers overlooked… if they’re black

High performing fund managers overlooked… if they’re black Investors are being urged to tackle institutional racism after a major study found black fund managers are often overlooked due to their colour – even when they are high performing. The study, published last week by Stanford University and venture capital firm Illumen Capital, found evidence of racial […]

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