Our Sustainable Investment Program is currently seeking a Managing Investment Director to provide comprehensive and centralized Total Fund leadership, coordination and delivery of the CalPERS Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) strategic agenda and drive our CalPERS mission. Duties include but are not limited to:
• Oversee all Investment Office research, development and coordination of ESG investment policies with the CalPERS Investment Committee, the Investment Office Investment Strategy Group and Governance & Sustainability Subcommittee, and Investment Office Senior investment leadership.
• Ensures fiduciary and investment outcome considerations, grounded in economics, are paramount in the creation and prioritization of the Sustainable Investments / ESG work plan. Responsible for the execution of the ESG strategic agenda through reviewing, focusing, and prioritizing ESG topics and ad hoc requests from stakeholders (e.g. Board, Chief Executive Officer, Senior Investment Office staff, other external stakeholders).
• Responsible for communicating to the Investment Office and the Enterprise on relevant and emerging ESG issues, topics, and research and ensure the understanding of ESG factors relevant to risk and return specific to CalPERS’ Investment Beliefs and objectives as CalPERS carries out its ESG-related activities (portfolio positioning, proxy voting / corporate engagement, etc.). Actively engage in defining the Investment Office’s Federal Investment Priorities, and providing recommendations to the internal bodies regarding specific federal legislative and regulatory engagement.
To apply, please go to: https://jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=88447
For any questions regarding this position, please contact Gabriel.email@example.com
For more than eight decades, CalPERS has built retirement and health security for state, school, and public agency members who invest their lifework in public service. Our pension fund serves more than 1.8 million members in the CalPERS retirement system and administers benefits for more than 1.4 million members and their families in our health program, making us the largest defined-benefit public pension in the U.S. For more information, visit www.calpers.ca.gov.