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April 25, 2018

This past Monday, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) released a Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB), which advised that fiduciaries of ERISA covered plans must avoid too readily treating ESG issues as being economically relevant...

Below is the executive summary for Dr. Hawley's report "The Purpose of Asset Management"

Executive Summary

Asset management – the investment industry – is huge. It will invest more than $111 trillion worldwide by 2020. It already controls £5.7 trillion in the UK today.


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At The Denver Post on Monday, more than two dozen reporters, editors, photographers, videographers, page designers, digital producers and opinion staff will walk out the door. Our marching orders are to cut a full 30 by the start of July.

These heartbreaking instruction...

It feels like America’s working class has been losing the class war for as long as we can remember. But it has one wildly powerful, often forgotten tool: trillions of dollars sitting in pension funds. Might this enormous pool of capital be labor’s greatest weapon in it...

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