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If Japan’s largest pension fund wants to lead on stewardship, it needs to pick better battles.
Income earned on lending stock is more than offset by negative impact on share prices
‘This is a decision between making cash immediately or being better stewards for our constituency’
Mizuno of Japan’s GPIF explains decision to axe securities lending
Restrictions are well-meaning but misguided
Japanese giant GPIF halts stock lending from its equity portfolio
GPIF to expand its range of responsible investing indices beyond Japan
Government-linked pension fund could buy overseas assets to offset currency strength
GPIF investment chief not convinced green bonds will break mainstream
Pair highlight choice between screening out and engaging with troublesome companies
Annual JPMorgan survey shows less interest in fixed income among institutions
New company president speaks about diversity, governance and speed of change
The powerful Government Pension Investment Fund could be key to improving corporate governance
Long-time passive investor is embracing risk in quest for greater returns
Only one of the 16 largest funds has raised its exposure to bonds since 2008
GPIF will pay active asset managers according to excess returns — or alpha
Influential consultancy urges rebalance of investor-fee relationship to restore trust
Asset owners and managers are pushing for greater gender equality
Japan’s GPIF probes the remuneration structures of its external portfolio managers
GPIF says underrepresentation of women at senior business levels is big problem
Managers with £10tn of assets add clout to UK drive for greater gender diversity
Will investor moves into funds that uphold ‘environmental, social and governance’ standards really pay off?