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Author: Christopher K. Merker & Sarah W. Peck Copyright: 2019 Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan Edition: 1st Pages: 136 Item #: 9155

Focusing on the critical aspects of governance, knowledge, diversification, financial performance and impact, this book provides a guide to 21st century investing for boards of trustees. Questions addressed include:

  • What is good governance, how do we know it when we see it and why does it matter?
  • How much knowledge is necessary to be a competent board member?
  • How big should my endowment be?
  • What are the key elements of a diversified portfolio?
  • How much does cost matter?
  • What’s the difference between socially responsible and ESG investing?
  • Can I focus on sustainability and still be a good fiduciary?

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Keywords: Administration|Benefits|Fiduciary responsibility|Investment Management|Multiemployer Plans|Pension and Retirement|Public Employee Plans|United States


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