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California Public Employees Retirement System

Nation's Largest Teacher Pension Fund To Divest From Firearms

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 01.10.2013 | Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The nation's largest teacher pension fund took the first step Wednesday toward divesting from companies that make guns and high-...

Teachers' Funds Invested In Gun Company Linked To Sandy Hook Shootings

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 02.17.2013 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The nation's largest teachers' pension fund announced Tuesday that it was reviewing its firearms holdings after determining...

The Impact Investing Grounds Are Shifting

Ben Thornley | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business
Ben Thornley

Impact investing is likely to be difficult. It may even be costly, requiring the support of dedicated internal resources. But it is prudent and it is worth every dime. Clients are demanding it. Fund beneficiaries, and their communities, are counting on it.

Bad News For California Retirees

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 09.15.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The nation's largest public pension fund collected a dismal 1 percent annual return on its investments, a figure far short ...

Rebuilding Goldman

Reuters | Steve Eder and Matthew Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Ever since the Securities and Exchange Commission charged Goldman with civil fraud over the packaging and sale of a subprime-mortgage linked security,...

Criminal Probe Targets CalPERS

AP | CATHY BUSSEWITZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Federal prosecutors have started a criminal investigation into the investment activities of the California Public Employees...