Required by the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act and comprised of the full Board, the Investment Committee establishes investment policies, standards and procedures, and reviews, approves and monitors our annual investment plan. It also reviews the approach to investment risk management and approves the engagement of external fund managers and asset custodians.
Required by the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act, the five-member Audit Committee is responsible for overseeing financial reporting, external and internal auditing, information systems and internal control policies and practices.
Human Resources and Compensation Committee
Created by the Board of Directors to advance corporate governance and operating objectives, the five-member Human Resources and Compensation Committee is responsible for reviewing and recommending the compensation philosophy for CPP Investments, recommending the performance evaluation process for the Chief Executive Officer, ensuring a succession planning program is in place and reviewing organizational structure.
Created by the Board of Directors to advance corporate governance and operating objectives, the six-member Governance Committee recommends governance policy, guidelines and procedures, makes recommendations on the Board’s effectiveness, monitors application of the Code of Conduct and conflict of interest guidelines, and assumes other duties at the request of the Board of Directors.
From time to time, the Board, at the request of the Chair, may also form ad hoc committees to address specific issues or those requiring an immediate decision.