Anne Simpson oversees the California Public Employees Retirement System’s (CalPERS) sustainability strategy across the approximately US$321 billion total fund. Simpson’s previous roles include senior faculty fellow and lecturer, Yale School of Management; executive director, International Corporate Governance Network; head of the OECD-World Bank Global Corporate Governance Forum; and joint managing director, Pensions and Investment Research Consultants, Ltd. She is a member of the SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee and she serves as a board member of the International Financial Reporting Standards Advisory Council, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Investor Advisory Group, the Leadership Council of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, and the advisory board of the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business Center for Responsible Business. She is the author of The Greening of Global Investment and co-author of Fair Shares: The Future of Shareholder Power and Responsibility.

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