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CFA DEI Code Gains Signatories

The CFA Institute has announced 16 organizations as signatories to the newly launched voluntary Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Code for the Investment Profession in the United States and Can­ada.

04.06.22
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Milken Forms Executive Council On DEI In Asset Management

The Milken Institute’s Center for Financial Markets has formed a DEI in Asset Management Executive Council, joining together industry leaders to address diversity and inclusion in the asset management space.

04.06.22
Crucial Characteristics Push Emerging Mgrs. To Success: Panel
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Crucial Characteristics Push Emerging Mgrs. To Success: Panel

Client focus and strong communication skills are just some characteristics of successful emerging managers looking to stand out amongst the crowd and develop strong relationships with prospective clients, according to panelists at the New York State Teachers Retirement System’s 12th Annual Emerging Manager Conference held virtually on March 10-11.

04.06.22
Diverse-Owned Firms 3 Times More Likely To Lead Diverse Teams
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Diverse-Owned Firms 3 Times More Likely To Lead Diverse Teams

Diversity in the ownership of investment managers is vital for diverse representation throughout organizations as asset man­agement firms owned by women and people of color are at least three times more likely to employ diverse teams when com­pared to firms led primarily by white men, according to a new study from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation in part­nership with Global Economics Group.

04.06.22
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Callan Launches New Diversity, Equity & Belonging Initiative

Investment consultant Callan has launched a new diversity, equity and belonging initia­tive.

04.06.22
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Nonprofits Value Diversity But Fall Short Of Goals: Survey

More than two-thirds of endowments and foundations, 69%, are making diversity, equi­ty and inclusion a priority — meaning part of their mission statement or actively discussed in board meetings, according to a recent sur­vey.

04.06.22
AC Transit Retirement Plan Conducting Diversity Survey
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AC Transit Retirement Plan Conducting Diversity Survey

The $911 million Alameda-Contra Costa (Calif.) Transit Employ­ees’ Retirement Plan is conducting a diversity survey among its investment managers, according to March 17 board meeting materials.

04.06.22
Diverse Manager Interest Not Reflected In Hires: Poll
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Diverse Manager Interest Not Reflected In Hires: Poll

Many institutional investors think diversity should be weighed when selecting an investment manager, however, a significant percentage have not yet hired a diverse-owned firm, according to a recent poll from investment consultant FEG Investment Ad­visors.

04.06.22
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Editor's Note

Two years ago this column was written with the uncertain­ty of what was to come. Just weeks into a global shutdown brought on by COVID-19, very few could have imagined the past two years playing out the way they have.

04.06.22
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Minority-Owned Venture Capital Firm Closes 1st Fund

NOEMIS Ventures has closed its first fund with $25 million in to­tal commitments.

03.02.22