TIAA-CREF

Fondos de pensiones y el acaparamiento de tierras en Brasil

El informe, “Fondos de pensiones extranjeros y el acaparamiento de tierras en Brasil”, es el resultado de una investigación en terreno realizada por Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humanos, GRAIN, Inter Pares y Solidaridad Suecia-América Latina.

Foreign pension funds and land grabbing in Brazil

A New York company managing the retirement savings of workers in Sweden, the US and Canada is evading Brazilian laws on foreign investment to acquire farmlands from a businessman accused of violently displacing local communities.

Westchester Group on the hunt for more farms

Global agricultural investor the Westchester Group, owned by pension fund manager TIAA-CREF, is on the hunt to buy farms in New Zealand, after focusing its investment attention for the past 25 years on agriculture in the US, Australia and Brazil.