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Innovations in Governance: Achieving the SDGs through Improved Governance
INNOVATIONS IN GOVERNANCE: ACHIEVING THE SDGS THROUGH IMPROVED GOVERNANCE
December 11-11, 2018
Most indices of global development such as the SDGs measure the symptoms of chronic ineffective governance. The international development community has increasingly recognized this and shifted emphasis from service delivery and capacity-substitution to more nuanced approaches that strengthen local s...

How a Hands-On Workshop to Help You Find Government Opportunities
HOW A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP TO HELP YOU FIND GOVERNMENT OPPORTUNITIES
December 11-11, 2018
The federal government issues more than $600 billion in contracts per year. Opportunities are posted on a wide range of sources. The volume can be overwhelming. Finding the right opportunities that match your company’s products and services is a challenge. This course provides an overview of g...

CalPERS


For more than eight decades, CalPERS has built retirement and health security for State, school, and public agency members who invest their lifework in public service. Our pension fund serves more than 1.7 million members in the CalPERS retirement system and administers benefits for more than 1.4 million members and their families in our health program, making us the largest defined-benefit public pension in the U.S. CalPERS’ total fund market value currently stands at approximately $295 billion.

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SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) is hosting CalPERS Benefits Education Events (CBEEs) in the City of Industry during September to inform members in a four-county area about programs and benefits available to them. These events will take place at the Pacific Palms Resort on Friday, September 16, and Saturday, September 17, 2016. There are nearly 283,000 active members in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties who can benefit fr...
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SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) annual health Open Enrollment period for the 2017 calendar year is September 12 - October 7, 2016. As it does every year, the retirement system is providing members with information on its six Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) and three self-funded Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) health plans. CalPERS' Basic (non-Medicare) health plan options include HMO plans through Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield of...
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SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) has been recognized for reducing its enterprise-wide greenhouse gas emissions by 79 percent, exceeding the Governor's mandated 20 percent reduction by nearly four times over, and eight years ahead of schedule. The recognition was made by the Environmental Protection Agency's Climate Registry.
Compared to other California state agencies, CalPERS had the highest reduction in entity-wide greenhouse gas ...

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SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) reported diversity and inclusion gains in supplier contracting, workforce recruiting, and long-range Investment Office planning, all toward a commitment set more than a decade ago by the CalPERS Board of Administration. The accomplishments were reported in the annual Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion Report(PDF, 1.08 MB) for the 2015-16 Fiscal Year. "The progress this report shows, achieved in the last y...
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SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) Board of Administration voted to adopt an administrative law judge's (ALJ's) decision that orders Timothy Jones, a former state social worker, to repay pension benefits he received from a fraudulent industrial disability retirement (IDR) claim. Jones had been working for the Department of State Hospitals (DSH) in Coalinga when he went out on psychiatric disability leave in 2011. In 2013, the CalPERS D...
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SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) Board of Administration (Board) released the Annual Cost Efficiency and Effectiveness Report (PDF), detailing several initiatives that resulted in cost savings for the Pension Fund of $922.5 million over the past five years. "We will continue to look at means to control and reduce costs while focusing on innovative measures that streamline our operations," said Richard Costigan, chair of the Finance...
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SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) has reached a major milestone in its post-employment benefits prefunding trust with the signing of its 500th public agency. The City of Pico Rivera joined the California Employers' Retiree Benefit Trust (CERBT) to secure health benefits for the city's future retirees. The CalPERS CERBT Fund provides a way for local eligible California public agencies to prefund the liabilities associated with their Other Po...
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SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) was named today the 2016 Sustainable Business of the Year by the Business Environmental Resource Center (BERC), which recognizes top environmentally proactive Sacramento-area businesses whose work practices demonstrate an outstanding commitment to enhancing sustainability. The award presentation was made during a Sacramento County Board of Supervisors meeting and accepted by Douglas Hoffner, CalPERS' interim ch...
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SACRAMENTO, CA - Cheryl Eason, California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) chief financial officer (CFO), has been appointed to the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Committee on Retirement and Benefits Administration (CORBA). "Cheryl is a proven leader and her knowledge and experience will continue to shape the financial path of retirement and pension policies - for CalPERS and the industry," said Richard Costigan, chair of the CalPERS Board's Finance...
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SACRAMENTO, CA - November is National Diabetes Month, and the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) today announced that it has joined the California Department of Public Health's (CDPH) efforts to prevent diabetes by implementing diabetes prevention programs for all CalPERS members beginning in January 2017. The diabetes prevention programs follow the standards of the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CalPERS programs are designed to slow ...
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EVENTS

How a Hands-On Workshop to Help You Find Government Opportunities
HOW A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP TO HELP YOU FIND GOVERNMENT OPPORTUNITIES
December 11-11, 2018
The federal government issues more than $600 billion in contracts per year. Opportunities are posted on a wide range of sources. The volume can be overwhelming. Finding the right opportunities that match your company’s products and services is a challenge. This course provides an overview of g...

Innovations in Governance: Achieving the SDGs through Improved Governance
INNOVATIONS IN GOVERNANCE: ACHIEVING THE SDGS THROUGH IMPROVED GOVERNANCE
December 11-11, 2018
Most indices of global development such as the SDGs measure the symptoms of chronic ineffective governance. The international development community has increasingly recognized this and shifted emphasis from service delivery and capacity-substitution to more nuanced approaches that strengthen local s...