• New York State pension fund targets improved diversity and inclusion

    16 February 2023
  • NY pension fund stirs climate action from eight companies

    21 April 2022

    Eight US corporations have acted to address climate-related risks following shareholder proposals from the New York State Common Retirement Fund so far this year, the fund has said.

  • NY fund files ESG shareholder proposal with Twitter

    07 January 2022

    The trustee of the New York State Common Retirement Fund has filed shareholder proposals at eight companies including Twitter requesting they disclose political spending.

  • NY fund invests $2bn in FTSE TPI climate index

    10 December 2021

    The New York State Common Retirement Fund will invest $2 billion in a FTSE Russell and Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) index focused on the transition to a low-carbon economy.

  • New York State pension fund targets shale firms amid further coal investment exits

    13 August 2021

    The $255 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund is evaluating whether to restrict investment in 42 shale oil and gas companies, making the announcement alongside its exit from five more coal firms.

  • News Round Up: NY State Retirement Fund, Ambienta

    07 April 2021
  • NY State Pension Fund to divest from 'risky' oil and gas companies

    09 December 2020

    The $226 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund is moving to divest from the 'riskiest' oil and gas companies by 2025 and has committed to full decarbonisation by 2040.

  • CA100+ ups pressure on corporates to align lobbying with Paris Agreement

    26 October 2020

    Institutional investors with a combined $6.5 trillion in AUM have issued "urgent" demands to 47 of the largest US-based corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emitters to disclose their climate lobbying practices.

  • Exxon seeks to block shareholder proposal

    25 February 2019

    ExxonMobil is trying to block a shareholder proposal in which investors call on the oil giant to account for emission reduction targets.

  • Investors with $1.9trn slap Exxon with new climate resolution

    17 December 2018

    Investors have issued a fresh set of demands on oil and gas giant ExxonMobil, this time calling on it to set targets to lower its emissions in line with Paris Climate Agreement.