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Ross honored with quantitative innovation prize

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The late Stephen A. Ross is to be honored with The Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize for Quantitative Financial Innovation.
Navy SEALs to honor Citadel's Griffin

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Citadel's Ken Griffin will receive the Navy SEAL Patriot Award.
New guide offering steps to adding SRI

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The US SIF Foundation says there are five steps to adding socially responsible investing options to defined contribution plans.
Canadian investors pushing for more women at the top

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Canadian pension funds and money managers back effort to boost women on Canadian corporate boards and executive positions.
New ETF filters for political leanings

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A new ETF is based on an index that tracks the performance of companies whose employees are highly supportive of GOP candidates.
OMERS subsidiary gets a new name

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Ontario Municipal Employees' Retirement System has renamed its Borealis Infrastructure subsidiary as OMERS Infrastructure Management.
Students test ESG theories with Global Evolution's help

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University of Vermont students were given a chance to put sustainable and impact investing theory into practice, thanks to Global Evolution.
Fund closing almost triples CapitalSpring AUM

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Franchise restaurant lender CapitalSpring nearly triples assets under management after closing on $725 million for its fifth fund and sidecar capital.
Artists speak out to promote Al Gore's new documentary

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Singers, songwriters and other entertainers are lending their voices to a promotion for "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power."
Climbing for charity: Munro takes on the Munros

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Aviva Investors' CEO Euan Munro climbed two Scottish Munros to raise money for cancer research.
Hackers thwarted attempting to access New Hampshire retiree accounts

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New Hampshire Retirement System became a hacking victim when someone tried to access retirees' accounts, but it thwarted the attack.
CFA Society Chicago lends trustees a hand

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CFA Society Chicago wants to help Illinois public pension plans with free trustee training while avoiding political minefields.
Vanguard makes a home for innovation

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Vanguard has opened an innovation center away from the office hubbub.
New book chronicles Michigan endowment evolution

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New book chronicles evolution of University of Michigan endowment investing over the past 200 years.
Schroders tool sees the world really warming up

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Schroders has launched a new tool to help investors keep tabs on progress toward curbing global warming.