Brian Rice

Portfolio Manager, Sustainable Investment & Stewardship Strategies California State Teachers’ Retirement System

Photograph of Brian Rice  Mr. Rice is a Portfolio Manager in the CalSTRS Sustainable Investment & Stewardship Strategies unit and has been leading sustainability efforts at CalSTRS for 14 years.   He is responsible for CalSTRS sustainable manager portfolio, a $1.2 billion externally managed public equity strategy that employs fund managers incorporating ESG factors into their investment portfolio construction and management. Mr. Rice also manages CalSTRS $2.5 billion low carbon index.

Mr. Rice leads CalSTRS sustainability related corporate engagement efforts and is the staff lead for the CalSTRS Green Initiative Task Force, a multi asset class team charged with identifying, implementing and reporting on environmental investment opportunities and risk management strategies.

Mr. Rice serves on the Advisory Board of the Climate Bonds Initiative and the Strategic Investor Initiative. Mr. Rice received an MBA from the U.C. Davis Graduate School of Management and a bachelor’s degree in Economics-Business from U.C.L.A.