The CPP Investment Board is governed by a comprehensive set of corporate by-laws, policies and procedures.
The board of directors establishes our by-laws. By-laws govern the conduct and management of the CPP Investment Board’s business affairs and compensation for directors. A copy of every by-law must be kept at the office of the CPP Investment Board.
By-Law #1 (PDF 35KB)
This by-law relates generally to the transaction of the business and affairs of the CPP Investment Board.
By-Law #2 (PDF 70KB)
This by-law establishes the remuneration of the directors of the CPP Investment Board.
All policies and their accompanying procedures are approved by the board of directors.
Code of Conduct (465KB)
The Code of Conduct provides a workable process for identifying, minimizing and resolving conflicts of interest so that officers and employees can discharge their responsibilities effectively while maintaining their integrity. The procedures have been developed to ensure that officers and employees have a full understanding of our principles and values and to assist them in determining appropriate business practices and behaviour.
Communications and Stakeholder Relations Policy (PDF 111KB)
This policy applied to managing communications and relations with our stakeholders and the news media.
Disclosure Policy (PDF 55KB)
This policy states the commitment of the CPP Investment Board to disclose information about our investment activities.
Employee Travel and Expense Policy (PDF 153KB)
This policy applies to our employees when traveling or otherwise incurring expenses in relation to CPP Investment Board business.
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Other Relevant Governance Documents
This material defines the various roles and responsibilities of our board of directors.
Glossary of Terms
Terms of Reference for the Chairperson
Terms of Reference for the Board
Guidelines for the Board
Terms of Reference for a Director
Director Orientation and Development
Terms of Reference for Committee Chairs
Guidelines for Board Committees
Terms of Reference for the Audit Committee
Terms of Reference for the Human Resources and Compensation Committee
Terms of Reference for the Governance Committee
Terms of Reference for the Investment Committee
Guidelines for Ad Hoc Committees
Director Compensation, Travel and Expense Policy
A Culture of Integrity
Investment Statement - Investment Portfolio (PDF 180KB)
This Statement of Investment Objectives, Policies, Return Expectations and Risk Management documents the key investment objectives, policies, standards and procedures approved by the Board of Directors of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for the assets of the long-horizon CPPIB Investment Portfolio.
Investment Statement - Cash for Benefits (PDF 141KB)
This Policy documents the objectives, policies and procedures approved by the Board of Directors of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for the management of the Cash for Benefits Portfolio of the CPPIB. The Cash Portfolio holds assets required by the CPP to pay benefits.
Procurement Policy (PDF 90KB)
Our procurement policy defines the guidelines by which we will procure goods and services on a basis that is consistent with our obligations to the contributors to and beneficiaries of the CPP.
Proxy Voting Principles and Guidelines (PDF 256KB)
Our proxy voting guidelines give the directors and officers of companies in which we own shares guidance on how the CPP Investment Board is likely to vote on issues put to the shareholders.
Policy on Responsible Investing (PDF 123KB)
The CPP Investment Board believes that disclosure is the key to building confidence and allowing investors to better understand, evaluate and assess investment risk and return. The CPP Investment Board takes a broad view of the impact of environmental, social and governance factors on long-term investment performance.
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