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Decarbonizing Long-Term Portfolios

11 April 2022 - An Adaptable, Top-Down Approach to Addressing Climate Change in Investment Portfolios

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Governance, Strategy | Toolkit

Walking the Talk: Multi-Stakeholder Capitalism in Practice

14 March 2022 - Long-term companies take several key steps to operationalize their multi-stakeholder responsibilities. These steps must be taken in order and repeated regularly to be effective, and this document is a compilation of case studies and toolkits that demonstrate how these steps can be put into practice systematically across an organization.

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Strategy | Report

Walking the Talk: Valuing a Multi-Stakeholder Strategy

17 January 2022 - What does it take to earn a return from implementing a multi-stakeholder strategy and offer a rebuttal to skeptics? To answer this question, we turned toward empirical analysis, comparing the characteristics and performance of companies pursuing various stakeholder-oriented strategies.

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Strategy | Article

We Need Consensus On Climate Terminology

12 October 2021 - Thanks to decades of advocacy, some very real climate-related disasters, and meaningful progress on the global policy and regulatory stage, climate consciousness is finally in vogue with mainstream companies and investors.  

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Policy, Strategy | Article

Institutional Investors Will Be Key to the U.S. Infrastructure Plan

23 August 2021 - By Matthew Leatherman The U.S. House of Representatives is heading toward a vote on a trillion-dollar infrastructure bill, including numerous program reauthorizations and $550 billion in new spending. From across the northern border, the reaction from John...

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Strategy | Report

Ripples of Responsibility: How Long-term Investors Navigate Uncertainty with Purpose

21 June 2021 - Expectations of long-term investors have expanded well beyond usual notions of their core purpose to include their impact on markets, society, and the environment. The fact that investors have broader responsibilities is clear. Defining those responsibilities is not. Investors need a common way to identify, anticipate, and communicate responsibilities before they can aspire to fulfill them across their organizations.

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Strategy | Article

Buybacks: Look Before You Leap

16 June 2021 - By Allen He, CFA  As the global economy rebounds, companies are preparing to launch a record wave of buybacks. Buybacks have become a global phenomenon over the past 20 years, with many companies viewing them as...

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Strategy | Article

State Street Aligns Responsible Investing with Securities Lending

27 May 2021 - Expectations placed on investors are ever-changing, can emerge from any of the institution’s many constituents, and extend beyond matters of law, regulation, or contracts.

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Strategy | Article

Case Study: Bringing Communities Together for the Long Term at GIC

25 May 2021 - In support of its long-term mandate, GIC maintains a diversified portfolio, balancing different risk and return profiles of its core asset classes to be resilient across a range of market conditions.

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Corporate Timeline

Strategy | Article

Corporate investment timelines are shrinking – is that a bad thing?

4 March 2021 - By Ariel Babcock   There is ample evidence that taking a long-term approach delivers superior value for companies over time. From 2001 to 2014, the revenue of long-term firms cumulatively grew, on average, 47 percent more than...

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Top Down Net-zero

Strategy | Article

A Top-Down Approach to Net Zero Portfolios

2 March 2021 - Focusing capital on long-term climate solutions via investment portfolio construction

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Strategy | Article

Do Capital Markets Value Net Zero Commitments?

25 February 2021 - Evaluating whether market reactions reflect the value of a corporate net-zero commitment in the short, medium, and long term

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