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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

31 July 2018 – State Street is the latest organisation to join the Investment Leaders Group, a body of 12 influential investors dedicated to cultivating sustainable economic development.

State StreetState Street is the latest corporation to join the Investment Leaders Group (ILG), a voluntary member initiative striving to create an investment chain that prioritises economic, social and environmental sustainability. The ILG is convened by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL).

Rick Lacaille, global chief investment officer (CIO) of State Street Global Advisors said:

“At State Street we believe the environmental, social and governance aspects of a company can affect returns and risks that investors experience, and we therefore welcome the opportunity to participate with CISL in research that sheds more light on this important topic.”

Kajetan Czyz, Programme Director for Sustainable Finance at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership said:

“As one of the largest investment houses globally, State Street plays a critical role in providing the market with ESG solutions. CISL is proud to be working with State Street and other Investment Leader Group members on practical next steps for the industry .”

State Street joins the 11 existing members: Aegon Asset Management, Aon Hewitt, First State Investments, HSBC Bank Pension Trust (UK), HSBC Global Asset Management, La Banque Postale Asset Management (LBPAM), Nordea, Nuveen, PIMCO, Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) and Zurich.

Learn more about the work of the Investment Leaders Group.