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Listed below are the 50 most recent news articles about United States Pension Funds, continuously gathered from around the globe by the Institute.  The flow of news involved United States Pension Funds in general as well as the activities of specific United States Pension Funds and their investments. Archives are available in this content silo (which are permanently maintained).

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An Ackman Director Contest at Chipotle Would Find Shareholder Support   
January 22, 2022
Source: TheStreet.com - In addition, a shareholder proposal submitted by the New York City Pension Funds to install proxy access, a controversial effort by labor-backed public pension plans and other shareholder groups ...
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CalPERS discloses progress on renewable investing   
January 22, 2022
Source: Pensions&Investments - CalPERS reported it has more than $2 billion invested in renewable or green energy investments on a prorated basis.
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Raises Holdings in International Money Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMXI)   
January 22, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund lifted its holdings in International Money Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMXI) by 13.1% in the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 28,197 shares of the company’s stock after...
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Franklin Templeton hires Calpers expert as global sustainability head   
January 21, 2022
Source: Citywire - Franklin Templeton has hired Anne Simpson as its first global head of sustainability, as part of its continued drive to be a world leader in ESG. Simpson, who has 35 years’ investment and academic experience,
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CalPERS exec to lead global sustainability at Franklin Templeton   
January 21, 2022
Source: Pensions&Investments - Anne Simpson was named global head of sustainability for Franklin Templeton, a new position, effective Feb. 22.
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Franklin Templeton nabs Anne Simpson for new sustainability role   
January 21, 2022
Source: IPE - Anne Simpson is joining Franklin Templeton as global head of sustainability, a newly-created role, after more than 10 years at the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). She will report to president and chief...
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Franklin brings in CalPERS' Simpson, joining stewardship push   
January 21, 2022
Source: Reuters - Franklin Resources Inc on Thursday named Anne Simpson as global head of sustainability, bringing in a high-profile leader as it joins other big U.S. asset managers revamping their teams overseeing environmental,
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Franklin Hires Calpers Executive to Head Global Sustainability   
January 21, 2022
Source: Bloomberg - Franklin Templeton hired ESG veteran Anne Simpson from the California Public Employees’ Retirement System for a new role as global head of sustainability.
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Franklin Templeton hires ESG exec from Calpers   
January 21, 2022
Source: InvestmentNews - Franklin Templeton has appointed Calpers exec Anne Simpson as its global head of sustainability, to lead its ESG efforts.
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Reduces Stock Position in Loral Space & Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:LORL)   
January 21, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund reduced its holdings in Loral Space & Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:LORL) by 21.9% in the third quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 10,
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New York State Common engages on political spending   
January 21, 2022
Source: top1000funds.com - The New York State Common Retirement Fund has ratcheted up pressure on companies in its listed equity portfolio to disclose their political spending in what it calls a “priority issue,” up there with climate,
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Lowers Holdings in CrossFirst Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFB)   
January 21, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund trimmed its position in CrossFirst Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFB) by 11.3% during the third quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 32,
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Citi, Wells Fargo, Capital One Agree to Expand Clawback Policy: NYC Comptroller   
January 20, 2022
Source: TheStreet.com - The Comptroller serves as the investment advisor to, custodian, and trustee of the New York City Pension Funds, which held a combined 20.8 million shares worth $867.59 million as of March 12.
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Henry Jones Resigns, Theresa Taylor Takes Control of CalPERS Board   
January 20, 2022
Source: Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute - CalPERS Board of Administration President Henry Jones resigned to focus on his recovery from cancer. Jones was diagnosed with prostate cancer in September 2021. Jones said his surgery was largely successful but that he is not...
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CalPERS’ chair leaves legacy of responsibility   
January 20, 2022
Source: top1000funds.com - Henry Jones, who will resign as president of the CalPERS board on January 21, leaves behind a new mindset at the fund of tackling big systemic issues including sustainability and racism.
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CalPERS elects new board president   
January 20, 2022
Source: Pensions&Investments - Theresa Taylor was elected president of the $493 billion California Public Employees' Retirement System board, replacing Henry Jones.
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Amazon, Match Among Firms Asked by N.Y. Pension for Racial Audit   
January 20, 2022
Source: Bloomberg Law - The New York State Common Retirement Fund is asking shareholders of Amazon.com Inc., Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., Match Group Inc. and two retailers to support independent studies of how the businesses may contribute to racial...
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Has $515,000 Stock Holdings in Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX)   
January 20, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund trimmed its position in shares of Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) by 16.6% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Has $526,000 Stock Holdings in Diversified Healthcare Trust (NASDAQ:DHC)   
January 20, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund trimmed its holdings in Diversified Healthcare Trust (NASDAQ:DHC) by 20.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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CalPERS Board elects Theresa Taylor as president, Rob Feckner as vice president   
January 19, 2022
Source: Opalesque - Opalesque Industry Update - The CalPERS Board of Administration has elected Theresa Taylor as board president and Rob Feckner as vice president. "I'm honored to be elected president of the CalPERS board,
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Sells 6,292 Shares of ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN)   
January 19, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund decreased its stake in ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) by 15.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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Exxon vows to cut emissions from operations to ‘net zero’ — but won’t exit fossil fuels anytime soon   
January 19, 2022
Source: MarketWatch on MSN.com - Exxon Mobil has emission-reduction plans for major facilities and assets and can profitably navigate the global shift toward renewable energy sources, it says.
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CalPERS board president announces resignation after cancer diagnosis   
January 19, 2022
Source: Sacramento Bee - CalPERS Board of Administration President Henry Jones is resigning from the board Friday to focus on his recovery from cancer, he told the board over the weekend. Jones told the California Public Employees’ Retirement...
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Surmodics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRDX) Holdings Lowered by New York State Common Retirement Fund   
January 19, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund trimmed its stake in shares of Surmodics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRDX) by 16.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Sells 5,952 Shares of Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:APOG)   
January 18, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund reduced its holdings in Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:APOG) by 25.1% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC.
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Has $698,000 Stake in Globalstar, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:GSAT)   
January 18, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund decreased its stake in Globalstar, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:GSAT) by 19.7% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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New York City Wants to Know When JPMorgan Takes Back Executive Pay   
January 17, 2022
Source: TheStreet.com - Both Institutional Shareholder Service and Glass Lewis say investors should vote in favor of the New York City Pension Funds' proposal for the company to disclose its use of so-called clawback ...
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Has $794,000 Stock Position in Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ:AVXL)   
January 17, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund reduced its position in shares of Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ:AVXL) by 17.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and...
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Sells 15,376 Shares of Affimed (NASDAQ:AFMD)   
January 17, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund reduced its holdings in Affimed (NASDAQ:AFMD) by 10.9% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Sells 8,636 Shares of Codexis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDXS)   
January 16, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund reduced its holdings in shares of Codexis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDXS) by 16.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Sells 7,507 Shares of Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCPH)   
January 16, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund reduced its stake in Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCPH) by 20.9% in the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Michael Baruch and Chris Witkowsky   
January 16, 2022
Source: secondariesinvestor - The CalPERS sale is among a slew of traditional LP portfolio sales to hit the market since the fall, with prices high and buyer interest piqued by more diversified investments.
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Sells 4,862 Shares of Acushnet Holdings Corp. (NYSE:GOLF)   
January 15, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund cut its holdings in shares of Acushnet Holdings Corp. (NYSE:GOLF) by 16.4% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange...
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Decreases Stock Holdings in Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR)   
January 15, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund decreased its holdings in shares of Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) by 17.2% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange...
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Sells 3,570 Shares of Palomar Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLMR)   
January 14, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund cut its holdings in Palomar Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLMR) by 16.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Sells 50,878 Shares of Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRNE)   
January 14, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund lowered its position in shares of Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRNE) by 21.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities &...
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Some Big Name Netflix Investors Aren't Happy With the Media Disruptor's Governance Practices   
January 14, 2022
Source: TheStreet.com - CalPERS and the New York City Pension Funds are urging shareholders to vote for a non-binding proposal requesting proxy access. CalPERS and the New York City Pension Funds are urging shareholders ...
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Has $1.59 Million Position in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK)   
January 13, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund reduced its stake in shares of Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) by 21.4% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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High pension risk in Lompoc affects the future of public projects citywide   
January 13, 2022
Source: Santa Maria Sun - Lompoc taxpayers and those in many other cities of the county have a problem: The Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS) is underfunded. This should concern everyone, and I’ll explain why. CalPERS was created to...
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NY fund files ESG shareholder proposal with Twitter   
January 13, 2022
Source: Environmental finance - The trustee of the New York State Common Retirement Fund has filed shareholder proposals at eight companies including Twitter requesting they disclose political spending.
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Is 75 Too Old for the Boardroom' It Depends   
January 13, 2022
Source: TheStreet.com - were targeted in a shareholder "just vote no" campaign led by the New York City Pension Funds. The directors, considered over-tenured by governance experts, received negative votes of about 35% of ...
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Boosts Holdings in Radware Ltd. (NASDAQ:RDWR)   
January 13, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund increased its stake in Radware Ltd. (NASDAQ:RDWR) by 6.7% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Public Pension Funds Are Massive Investors in Fossil Fuels   
January 12, 2022
Source: Jacobin - California’s top investment funds have resisted divestment from fossil fuels and funneled big money into firms like those behind Dakota Access. Not only are these investments dirty, but they’re costing public workers...
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California would kick in CalPERS debt payments ahead of schedule under Newsom proposal   
January 12, 2022
Source: Sacramento Bee - California will whittle down its long-term debt in the fiscal year ahead with a supplemental pension payment of $3.5 billion, according to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s budget proposal. The state will pay the money to the California...
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US pension fund NYSCRF commits $190m to Asia Alternatives fund   
January 12, 2022
Source: dealstreetasia - The New York State Common Retirement Fund (NYSCRF) has committed $190 million to a co-investment vehicle managed by Hong Kong-based private equity firm Asia Alternatives. NYSCRF made the commitment to New York Co-Investment Pool...
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Fake Accounts Cost Wells Fargo $30 Billion in Illinois Securities Deals   
January 12, 2022
Source: TheStreet.com - The following article, originally published at 12:01 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, has been updated with actions taken by the New York City Pension Funds and the Chicago Treasurer's Office.
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Has $2.01 Million Stock Holdings in Cytokinetics, Incorporated (NASDAQ:CYTK)   
January 12, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund lessened its stake in Cytokinetics, Incorporated (NASDAQ:CYTK) by 7.6% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC.
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Decreases Stake in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NYSE:UNFI)   
January 12, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund lowered its position in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NYSE:UNFI) by 16.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 40,
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Lowers Stake in Macquarie Infrastructure Co. (NYSE:MIC)   
January 11, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund cut its position in Macquarie Infrastructure Co. (NYSE:MIC) by 16.7% in the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 53,064 shares of the conglomerate’s...
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Has $2.32 Million Holdings in Tri Pointe Homes, Inc. (NYSE:TPH)   
January 11, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund cut its position in Tri Pointe Homes, Inc. (NYSE:TPH) by 18.5% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
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