Corporate Governance

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These policies set standards and recommend practices that companies and boards of directors should adopt to promote accountability, independence, integrity, rigor and transparency.

SURS Proxy Guidelines

2017 SURS U.S. Proxy Guidelines
2017 SURS Public Pension Guidelines
2017 SURS International Guidelines

Corporate Governance Policies - The Council of Institutional Investors

Principles for Responsible Investment

The State Universities Retirement System announces that it is an official signatory to the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), an investor initiative in partnership with the UNEP Finance Initiative and the UN Global Compact. As such, SURS joins with hundreds of other organizations which recognize that environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) issues can have a material impact on the performance of investment portfolios. For an overview of the principles, please visit the PRI website at