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