Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund Submits 2018 Annual Diversity and Inclusion Report to the Governor and State of Illinois Officials
Fund remains a leader among pension funds in minority, women, and disabled-owned business enterprise efforts
CHICAGO – January 9, 2019 – The Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund (CTPF) submitted its 2018 Annual Diversity and Inclusion Report to the Governor and leaders of the Illinois General Assembly in December. CTPF is proud to remain a leader among pension and retirement systems throughout the United States in providing Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities owned business enterprises (MWDBE) access to do business with CTPF.
As of June 30, 2018, the Fund invested $4.5B or 42% of total Fund assets with MWDBE firms.
Some people look forward to the lazy days of retirement, yet many retirees are not ready to stop working. Getting another job is an option, but starting a business allows for greater flexibility and freedom that retirees have earned after a long career.