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California State Teachers Retirement System

World's Largest Teachers Pension Fund Stops Investing In Assault Weapon Manufacturer

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2015 | Politics

By Robin Respaut June 5 (Reuters) - The largest teachers pension fund in the world plans to end its indirect investment in Remington O...

Aaron Sankin

California's Prop 30 Funds May Not Actually Go To Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.03.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- When a majority of California voters approved Proposition 30 last year, they did so under the assumption that the $6.8 billion per ye...

California Teacher Pensions Need Billions More: Report

AP | By JUDY LIN | Posted 05.21.2013 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California needs to pay an additional $4.5 billion a year for the next three decades to shore up its financially shaky tea...

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...

California Teachers Take A Stand Against Walmart

AP | Posted 05.23.2012 | Los Angeles

NEW YORK -- One of the nation's largest pension funds says it will vote its 5.3 million shares against all of Wal-Mart's board nominees – includ...

Wal-Mart At 50: A Crisis of Governance

Al Norman | Posted 07.07.2012 | Business
Al Norman

Wal-Mart may have entered the Golden Years, but its self-dealing and covers ups have seriously tarnished the brand, and put its "independent" governance in a state of crisis.

Huge Pension Fund Sues Execs In Wake Of Scandal

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 07.04.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — One of the nation's largest public pension funds has filed a lawsuit against current and former Wal-Mart executives and board members...

'It's A Huge Mayday'

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at9.39.25AM.jpeg | Will Evans | Posted 10.19.2011 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Will Evans California's public teacher pension system is considered "high risk” because it...