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Congressmen Release Endowment Diversity Report

Diverse-owned investment firms managed a range of 5.1% to 35% for the 24 endowments responding to inquiries from Reps. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) and Joe Kennedy III (D-Mass.), according to a report released last month.

11.04.20
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Yale University Asks Investment Managers About Diversity

Yale University CIO David Swensen has sent a letter to the investment managers in its approximately $31.2 billion endowment asking them to cooperate in “taking a more systematic approach to the problem of the lack of women and minorities in the asset management industry.”

11.04.20
Defined, Goal-Oriented Approach Key To Sustainable Diversity: NEPC
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Defined, Goal-Oriented Approach Key To Sustainable Diversity: NEPC

Healthcare organizations must focus on creating a defined and goal-oriented approach to addressing diversity within their investment portfolios, according to a recent NEPC webinar.

11.04.20
Willis Towers Watson Introduces Diversity Action Plan
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Willis Towers Watson Introduces Diversity Action Plan

Willis Towers Watson has devised new methods for assessing and encouraging diversity within asset managers and investment consultants, the firm announced.

11.04.20
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ISBI CIO Talks Importance Of Diverse Mgrs., Partnerships

Having partners that truly align with your investment objectives, philosophies and policies around diversity can be attributed to a great portfolio, according to recent insights from Illinois State Board of Investment CIO and Executive Director Johara Farhadieh.

11.04.20
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U.S. Reps Release Endowment Diversity Report

Reps. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) and Joe Kennedy III (D-Mass.) have released the findings of their inquiry into the use of diverse asset managers by 25 endowments.

10.08.20
NEPC To Hold Diversity Webinar Focusing On Healthcare
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NEPC To Hold Diversity Webinar Focusing On Healthcare

NEPC will be hosting a webinar for healthcare organizations on diversity within investment programs.

10.07.20
Allocators Willing To Make First Investment Benefit Space: Panel
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Allocators Willing To Make First Investment Benefit Space: Panel

Widening the net of allocators willing to make a first investment in an emerging manager will benefit the space across the board, a recent panel agreed.

10.07.20
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CalSTRS Seeking Investment Diversity Officer

The $253.6 billion California State Teachers’ Retirement System is searching for an investment diversity officer.

10.07.20
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Leadership, Transparency & Dedication Can Boost Diversity In Asset Management Industry: SEC Panel

The SEC’s Asset Management Advisory Committee held its second panel on diversity and inclusion today. The panel included insights from investment consultants, managers-of-managers and plan sponsors.

09.16.20