Headlines Tagged with Ethics/Environment — 4,603 headlines found
Josiah Ewing Hutton Jr., 60, of Winter Haven, faces up to five...wrongdoing related to a client named Patricia Regan, who the documents said received the funds from a tobacco...
Dec 20, 2016 Law360
added Dec 20, 2016 17:19
The California Public Employees' Retirement System voted on Monday to broaden its restrictions on tobacco investments, opposing a recommendation by the pension fund's staff to reinvest in the controversial asset.
Dec 19, 2016 Reuters
added Dec 21, 2016 22:40
The California Public Employees' Retirement System decided Monday to sell its last $550 million worth of tobacco-related investments nearly two decades after trading away the bulk of them. In a 9-3 vote, the CalPERS investment committee disregarded the
Dec 19, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
California Public Employees' Retirement System voted on Monday to broaden its restrictions on tobacco investments, opposing a recommendation by the pension fund's staff to reinvest in the controversial asset.
Dec 19, 2016 Yahoo! Finance
added Dec 20, 2016 16:20
The tobacco industry's success in manufacturing its own truth won it decades of increased profits, even as it put the lives of millions of Americans at risk. This morally objectionable playbook has been used by other industries seeking to avoid necessary
Dec 19, 2016 Chicago Tribune
added Dec 19, 2016 23:10
Sixteen years after divesting from tobacco stocks, California's largest public pension fund may end the "ban." Capital Public Radio's Daniel Potter has more on a decision set to happen today.
Dec 19, 2016 KVCR (San Bernardino, CA)
added Dec 19, 2016 23:10
Fonds de reserve pour les retraites (FRR), France’s €37.2bn pension reserve fund, will no longer invest in the tobacco industry or certain coal companies. Further, next year, it will launch €5bn of ESG-based passive equity mandates as part of the implem
Dec 17, 2016 IPE.com / Investments and Pensions Europe (uk)
added Dec 17, 2016 07:13
California saw through those arguments in the 1980s, and our state and the world were better for it. As the nation’s largest public pension fund, CalPERS has a special responsibility to strive to invest in ways that meet its fiduciary obligations, but al
Dec 17, 2016 Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Dec 17, 2016 07:08
[California] Treasurer Chiang Sends Letter to CalPERS Board Calling for Sale of All Investment in Tobacco Companies
State Treasurer John Chiang sent a letter to a California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) board calling for the complete divestment of all indirect and direct investment in tobacco companies. “I continue to believe that investing in tobacc
Dec 15, 2016 Tri County (CA) Sentry
added Dec 17, 2016 07:04
by allocating no state funding to discourage tobacco use, New Jersey does nothing to prevent an estimated 11,800 deaths every year that can be directly attributed to smoking, according to the Tobacco Free Kids Campaign.
Dec 15, 2016 NJ.com
added Dec 17, 2016 06:56