Council of Institutional Investors


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Council of Institutional Investors

A non-profit organization that promotes the interests of institutional investors in the United States. The Council of Institutional Investors provides members with lobbying, educational, networking, and other similar services. There are more than 140 members, mainly pension funds, of the Council of Institutional Investors; members control a combined $3 trillion in assets. The Council was established in 1985 and maintains its headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Council of Institutional Investors

An organization of approximately 120 large pension funds formed in 1985 to address investment issues affecting its members. The Council provides its members with educational seminars and a variety of legal, research, and regulatory services.
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14) Council of Institutional Investors, Corporate Governance Policies I, at http://www.
Worried that it might lose the vote, Columbia named three independent directors and, in an unusual move, promised to have them meet with the Council of Institutional Investors.
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The Council of Institutional Investors revised its best-practices corporate governance policies last year to include tenure as a factor boards should consider when determining whether a director is independent.
Previously, Brown was the California state treasurer from 1991 to 1995, co-chaired President Clinton's Commission on Capital Budgeting and the Council of Institutional Investors, the Democratic nominee for governor of California in 1994, a commissioner on Los Angeles' Board of Public Works and was elected twice to the Los Angeles Unified School District's Board of Education from 1987 to 1989.
During the first week of April, he spoke at a meeting for the Council of Institutional Investors and he testified before the Securities, Insurance, and Investment Subcommittee of the Senate Banking Committee.
Nevertheless, Fed Governor Kevin Warsh is schedule to speak at the Council of Institutional Investors in Washington at 17:00 GMT, and comments from the board member is likely to reinforce a dour outlook for growth and inflation as the economy faces its worst economic downturn in over half a century.
He notes many sources for help, among them: the Business Roundtable (BRT), the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), The Conference Board and the Council of Institutional Investors.
I can't conjure up another public capitulation like this one,'' said Sarah Teslik, executive director of the Council of Institutional Investors, a group of 100 pension funds.
For years, "America's large corporations have been virtually ownerless," charges Sara Teslik, executive director of the Council of Institutional Investors, which represents 70 leading public-sector and union pension funds.
It is truly an honor to be included with my colleague Anne Sheehan, and fellow professionals such as Roger Ferguson of TIAA-CREF, Nell Minnow of Governance Metrics International, and Ann Yerger of the Council of Institutional Investors," said CalSTRS CEO Jack Ehnes.
The Council of Institutional Investors (CII) and Ernst & Young were the only major players that sent suggestions and thoughts, and neither had any-thing to say about the recommendations section of report.
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