Ceres Workshop at Harvard University Educates Pension Fund Trustees on Climate Risk
Jan 27, 2011
- The "Sustainability and Risk: Climate Change and Fiduciary Duty for the Twenty-First Century Trustee" workshop at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government was a huge success. Representatives from the three largest public pension funds in the country, the California Public Employees Retirement System, the New York State Common Retirement Fund, and the California State Teachers' Retirement System, attended. Ceres co-sponsored the event - the first of its kind - with the Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative and the Energy Technology Innovation Project in the Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.
New Guide Advises Investors On Addressing Financial Risks And Opportunities From Global Warming
Jan 27, 2011
- An investor guide released today outlines specific strategies for addressing the financial risks and investment opportunities posed by global warming. The guide identifies actions that pension plans, fund managers and companies can take to address climate risk,and also recommends that investors support government action to reduce investor and business uncertainty on global warming.