Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Canada's Pension Plan Warriors: If Canadians Knew Where Their Retirement Money Went

The Canada Pension Plan (CPP) is now investing over $1 Billion in 31 of the World's Top 100 War Industries

by Richard Sanders, for the Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade (COAT)

May 31, 2016

Tell the CPP Investment Board what you think. They are holding public consultations on June 6 across Canada.

Give them a piece of your mind, not just your cash! Find out when and where they are meeting.

See Companies List here.


(1) CPP Investments 2016 (in $Cdn) (Canada Pension Plan Investment Board)
Foreign public equity holdings as at March 31, 2016

(2) The World's Top 100 War Industries, July 28, 2015. (Compiled by Defense News)
Top 100 Defense Companies 2015

(3) CANSEC 2016 Exhibitors (Canada's largest military trade show, held in Ottawa May 25-26, 2016, is organised by the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries)
CANSEC List of Exhibitors


a. CPP investment was in Rheinmetall Air Defence AG's parent company, Rheinmetall AG
b. CPP investment was in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co
c. CPP investments were in Mitsubishi Electric ($96 million) and its parent company Mitsubishi Corp ($112 million)
d. CPP investment was in Ball Aerospace & Technologies' parent company Ball Corp
e. CPP investments were in Fujitsu General ($10 million) and Fujitsu Ltd ($18 million)

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