ESG Investing Pension Fund US

How much US pension funds are investing in ESG

Let’s have a look at the largest public pension funds in the US. Keep on updating.

  • CalPERS / about 0.8% of the $366 billion (2019) fund
  • CalSTRS / about 0.4% of the $248 billion (2020) fund
  • New York State Common / about 0.4% of the $194 billion (2020) fund
    • aiming to put $20 billion in sustainability and has put $800 million in sustainable fixed-income strategies this year
      • $300 million in Avenue Capital’s Sustainable Solutions Fund
      • $250 million in the Nuveen Core Impact Bond Strategy
      • $250 million in the Calvert Social Investment Fund
  • New York City Retirement / a $215 billion fund
  • Florida SBA / a $216.9 billion fund
    • ESG active monitoring
    • In 2013, the Florida State Board of Administration (SBA) announced it would adopt a strategy to pair environmental, social and governance (ESG) data with financial risk factors.The SBA claimed it was the first state pension plan to adopt such a strategy. The plan said the reason for using the strategy is to support its corporate engagement efforts and provide a more comprehensive view of its total portfolio risk.
  • Texas Teachers /
  • New York State Teachers /
  • State of Wisconsin Investment Board /
  • North Carolina Retirement /
  • Washington State Investment Board /
  • Ohio Public Employees /
  • New Jersey Division of Investment /
  • Virginia Retirement System /
  • Oregon Public Employees /
  • Ohio Teachers /
  • Michigan Retirement /
  • Georgia Teachers /
  • Minnesota State Board of Investment /
  • Massachusetts PRIM /
  • Tennessee Consolidated /
  • Los Angeles County /
  • Pennsylvania Public Schools /
  • Colorado PERA /
  • Maryland State Retirement /
  • Illinois Teachers /
  • Missouri Public School /
  • Illinois Municipal /
  • Nevada Public Employees /
  • Alabama Retirement /
  • South Carolina Public Employees /

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