Responsible Investing:

Don’t compromise your principles.
Don’t compromise performance.

Why Responsible Investing?

Responsible Investing has become a mainstream investment approach. Today, more clients want to align investments with their values without sacrificing performance. To address this need, TIAA Investments has combined comprehensive environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria with competitive performance.

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Four Myths About Socially Responsible Mutual Funds

1
Investing responsibly means sacrificing performance.
2
Responsible Investing only means excluding controversial companies from portfolios.
3
Responsible Investing is a niche area with little appeal to most investors.
4
Large-cap stocks are the only asset class available.

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Strategies

TIAA-CREF Social Choice Bond Fund (TSBRX)

Fund at a glance:
  • ESG leadership focus
  • Proactive Social InvestmentTM framework
  • Core fixed income portfolio allocation

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TIAA-CREF Social Choice Equity Fund (TICRX)

Fund at a glance:
  • ESG leadership focus
  • Core equity portfolio allocation
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Resources
TIAA-CREF Social Choice Low Carbon Equity Fund (TLWCX)

Fund at a glance:
  • ESG leadership focus
  • Low carbon emphasis
  • Core equity portfolio allocation

Resources
TIAA-CREF Social Choice International Equity Fund (TSORX)

Fund at a glance:
  • ESG leadership focus
  • International diversification
  • Core equity portfolio allocation

Resources




Videos


Insights

Responsible Investment at TIAA

Responsible Investment at TIAA
Overview of TIAA's Responsible Investment capabilities.


Clean and green fixed income: Bright prospects despite power shift in Washington

Clean and green fixed income: Bright prospects despite power shift in Washington
Stephen Liberatore outlines how green bonds and fixed-income securities that support renewable energy may fare under the Trump administration.


Why Responsible Investment is Here to Stay

Why Responsible Investment Is Here to Stay
Amy O’Brien looks at the main growth drivers behind responsible investment and some key themes that we expect to emerge over the coming year.


TIAA Responsible Investing: Delivering Competitive Performance

Socially Responsible Investing: Delivering Competitive Performance
Does pursuing social goals - limiting the range of potential investment opportunities - require sacrificing performance?


TIAA Proactive Social Investments

TIAA-CREF Proactive Social Investments
A proprietary framework for identifying and selecting Proactive Social Investments (PSI), a fixed-income category that builds on traditional responsible investing approaches.


TIAA CREF Responsible Investing Primer

Responsible Investing Primer
A primer on Socially Responsible Investing (SRI), a rapidly evolving and multifaceted discipline that recognizes the importance of environment, social and government factors across asset classes.


TIAA From Fringe to Foundation

From “Fringe” to Foundation
As the Responsible Investing (RI) landscape continues to evolve and expand, many long-held beliefs about responsible investing strategies are falling by the wayside.

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