ICPM news keeps our Research Partners up to date on important pension industry information as well as ICPM news and events

Mar 2019

ICPM 2019 Call for Research

Each year, ICPM awards a number of prizes for research with potential to make a material contribution to the topics of interest of the ICPM Research Partners. Up to CAD$50,000 will be awarded to high-quality submissions meeting the criteria of ICPM. Prize winners may be invited to present their research at an ICPM Discussion Forum, which occur in June and October of each year (locations vary globally). ICPM may also invite the authors to participate in a webinar within the ICPM Research Partner network on the topic. Completed papers will receive timely distribution amongst the ICPM Research Partners, as part of ICPM’s research program. Deadline for submissions is: March 31, 2019.

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Jan 2019

ICPM Seeks Proposals for Professional Association Management Services

ICPM is currently inviting proposals from qualified firms for the provision of professional association management services under the direction of the Centre’s Executive Director. The Request for Proposal (RFP) describes the areas of expertise that are sought in support of ICPM meetings, activities and executive/administrative tasks. ICPM will conduct an evaluation of submitted proposals and will award a contract to the firm whose proposal is determined to be most advantageous to ICPM, considering the needs and evaluation factors set forth in this RFP.

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Dec 2018

Chilean Pension Reform Working Group in the News

The Chilean Pension Reform Working Group has published the Outsider’s View on the Chilean Pension System. The report was prepared for the ICPM Discussion Forum held in Santiago, Chile October 21 to 24, 2018 by a group of international pension experts under the Research Committee of ICPM. A followup  interview with Michael Preisel, Chair of the Working Group provided further insight into the main challenges of the Chilean pension system. 

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Nov 2018

International Centre for Pension Management Awards Three Research Papers

The International Centre for Pension Management (ICPM) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Call For Research on Climate Change. The recent Call For Research invited submissions of papers and case studies on these and related topics that can help us gain clear and practical insights on the effects of climate change, particularly from the point of view of pension organizations and asset managers in general.

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Oct 2018

Climate change for asset owners

Climate change for asset owners: The ICPM guide to integrating climate change considerations in investment processes.

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Jun 2018

"Sustainability on economists' radar" - ICPM Executive Director shares his view

Rob Bauer believes that economists play an important role in keeping the planet liveable.

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Apr 2018

International Centre for Pension Management Awards Six Research Papers

The recent Call For Research garnered a record number of submissions from around the world, focusing on topics with practical relevance for pension organizations, including fund management, engagement of plan participants, pension design, governance, risk, and investment-related topics.

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Jan 2018

NSE-ECGI Roundtable Report: "Long-term impact of institutional ownership of governance and sustainable investment"

The European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) and the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) held a roundtable in November 2017 with academics and practitioners to discuss the role of foreign institutional investors and proxy advisory firms in promoting governance and sustainable investment.

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Jan 2018

ABP Pension Fund divests from tobacco and nuclear weapons

The organization is also introducing a new assessment framework to ensure a responsible and sustainable investment policy.

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Dec 2017

Recent FCLTGlobal research: "Institutional Investment Mandates: Anchors for Long-Term Performance"

A publication recently featured by FCLTGlobal explores ideas for encouraging long-term behaviour among asset owners and asset managers.

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ICPM Vancouver 2019 Discussion Forum

June 2-4, 2019