Archive | February, 2009

Modernizing Pension Fund Legal Standards for the 21. Century

click here for Full Report. Finance think tank says financial system rethink depends on pension fund reform; issues six-point plan (11 February 2009) The internationally respected Network for Sustainable Financial Markets today released a paper, “Modernizing Pension Fund Legal Standards for the 21st Century,” with recommendations for fundamental changes to the pensions system. The paper […]

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UN Secretary-General’s Speech highlights Global Compact

The Secretary General of the United Nations, speaking at Davos, highlighted the role of voluntary initiatives like the Global Compact (GC). He stressed the need for them to aim higher in the new economic context. For example, the pension funds of GC members collectively have huge influence on the market, but many have been disinterested […]

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