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Government Health Care Congress
GOVERNMENT HEALTH CARE CONGRESS
July 16-16, 2019
Government Health Care Congress assembles health plans, providers, states, and community organizations to develop strategies that promote growth, value, and quality care in government-sponsored health care programs.

International Association of Government Officials Conference
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS CONFERENCE
July 12-18, 2019
The International Association of Government Officials Conference brings together local officials, fostering excellence in public service through education, innovation, and networking and it provides the attendees with endless opportunities to create and strengthen relationships and it will also offe...

CalSTRS


The California State Teachers’ Retirement System is the largest educator-only pension fund in the world. CalSTRS administers a hybrid retirement system, consisting of traditional defined benefit, cash balance and voluntary defined contribution plans. CalSTRS also provides disability and survivor benefits. CalSTRS serves California’s 879,000 public school educators and their families from the state’s 1,700 school districts, county offices of education and community college districts.

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WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Seven years after initiating its green bonds program, the California State Teachers’ Retirement System is poised for continued portfolio growth and holdings expansion, as reflected in the 10th annual Green Initiatives Task Force Report released yesterday. Globally, 2015 was a record year for green bond issuance at more than $42 billion, with the possibility of reaching $100 billion before 2016 is recorded in the books, according to the task force report. As ...
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WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California State Teachers’ Retirement System announced today its Chief Operating Investment Officer Debra Smith, has been recognized as this year’s black woman in business leadership by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women’s Sacramento Chapter. The 2016 Leadership in Business Award recognizes the accomplishments of black women in the financial investment services industry. Its membership includes a diverse group of women including physic...
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WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California State Teachers’ Retirement System announced today that it was named by Pensions & Investments as a Best Place to Work in Money Management for 2016. The fifth-annual survey and recognition program is dedicated to identifying and recognizing the best employers in the money management industry and is presented by Pensions & Investments, a global news source for money management....
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WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Board of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System voted today to divest from U.S. thermal coal companies and to initiate engagement with non-U.S. companies. The financial impact of today’s decision is estimated at $1.5 million from affected holdings in CalSTRS’ U.S. Equity and Fixed Income Portfolios, as of December 31, 2015. The board found that divestment was consistent with both CalSTRS’ fiduciary duty and the provisions pass...
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WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California State Teachers’ Retirement System today announced its endorsement of the Institutional Limited Partners Association’s recently-launched fee reporting template for private equity general partners. “We view this development as just the first step toward a more transparent and consistent industry standard of reporting the fees and costs generated by our partnerships with the general partners,” said CalSTRS Chief Investment Offic...
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WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Faculty Association of California Community Colleges has named Teachers’ Retirement Board Vice-Chair Sharon Hendricks a co-recipient of the John Vasconcellos Advocate of the Year award for 2016. Sharing the honor with Ms. Hendricks is co-recipient Lynn Shaw, an instructor of electrical technology at Long Beach City College. The award was presented yesterday at FACCC’s Advocacy & Policy Conference, in Sacramento. The honor is awarded annually to...
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WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California State Teachers’ Retirement System today announced plans to participate in a German securities litigation suit against Volkswagen AG, citing the automaker’s admission that it deliberately installed software that misrepresented air quality and emissions information on millions of so-called “clean diesel” vehicles. This securities litigation against Volkswagen directly aligns with CalSTRS’ fiduciary goal of recovering loss...
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WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California State Teachers’ Retirement System today announced the appointment of Sandy Blair to Director of Retirement Readiness. In her new role, Ms. Blair, the director of CalSTRS Defined Contribution Solutions business unit since 2013, will also oversee CalSTRS member benefits education efforts, field benefits operations, and member and employer outreach activities. “Sandy brings extensive expertise in all facets of the Retirement Readiness divis...
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WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California State Teachers’ Retirement System has released the results of a research study by Mercer examining ways to mitigate investment risk and maximize value in the face of our deteriorating global climate. Investing in a Time of Climate Change: California State Teachers’ Retirement System Portfolio Climate Change Risk Assessment seeks to gain better insight into the various investment implications presented by climate change. “To achieve...
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WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The directors of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System’s Corporate Governance and Innovation & Risk units received awards from Institutional Investor Magazine last night at a Los Angeles awards ceremony. The accolades, part of the third-annual Investor Intelligence Awards, were in recognition of expertise and dedication to CalSTRS and the investment industry at large. Corporate Governance Director Anne Sheehan received her award in the a...
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EVENTS

Government Health Care Congress
GOVERNMENT HEALTH CARE CONGRESS
July 16-16, 2019
Government Health Care Congress assembles health plans, providers, states, and community organizations to develop strategies that promote growth, value, and quality care in government-sponsored health care programs.

Data Sharing in Government Conference
DATA SHARING IN GOVERNMENT CONFERENCE
July 17-18, 2019
The Data Sharing in Government conference will offer practical guidance on how to navigate the challenges associated with data sharing in government and manage risks involved, facilitate the development of partnerships with other agencies, discuss how appropriate infrastructure can be developed and ...