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Why real impact investing matters in Africa

By Sawa Nakagawa

Early in the new year, I had a conversation with a prominent South African venture capitalist at an event in Johannesburg. As we were discussing my work in the field of impact investing, the venture capitalist asked me: “do you think what we do at my firm is impact investing? 2,006 more words

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Nell Minow on ERISA, the Trump Executive Order, and ESG

VEA Vice Chair Nell Minow writes on the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation about the Labor Department’s review of ERISA fiduciaries and ESG… 1,554 more words


Oregon Legislative Leaders Want to Use Revenue from Sports Betting to Reduce PERS Obligation

Lawmakers want the Oregon Lottery to initiate betting on sports, including via mobile devices, and allocate the revenue to the state’s pension liability.

Source: Oregon Legislative Leaders Want to Use Revenue from Sports Betting to Reduce PERS Obligation

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Now let me get this right

A Prime Minister who claims capitalism has failed, now relies on capitalism to secure the aims of the Christchurch Call.


If I was a pensioner or other beneficiary of these funds I would be be questioning why they are indulging in politics… 33 more words

Pension funds could do small business space some favours

This article appeared originally in Gulf News: link to original article

A good pension fund is one that offers an optimal balance between youth unemployment and an adequate payout in the future. 930 more words

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Your Pension May Be Monetized | Mauldin Economics

One difficulty in analyzing our economic future is the sheer number of potential crises. When so much could go wrong (and really right, when the exponential technologies I foresee get here), it’s hard to isolate, let alone navigate, the real dangers. 6 more words


White House energy infrastructure order calls for ERISA, proxy voting review - Pensions & Investments

It will be very hard for DOL to make the case that raising ESG concerns is anything but a returns-based fiduciary calculation, but it is still extremely disappointing to see the level of corruption reach so deeply into the government. 349 more words