Council of Institutional Investors

About Us

We’re the Voice of Corporate Governance
The Council of Institutional Investors (CII), is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association of U.S. asset owners, primarily pension funds, state and local entities charged with investing public assets and endowments and foundations, with combined assets of $4 trillion. Our associate members include non-U.S. asset owners with more than $4 trillion in assets and a range of asset managers with more than $35 trillion in assets under management. CII is a leading voice for effective corporate governance, strong shareowner rights and vibrant, transparent and fair capital markets. CII promotes policies that enhance long-term value for U.S. institutional asset owners and their beneficiaries.
CII is a diverse community of professionals who come together to learn, share perspectives and advocate. CII educates members about best corporate governance practices and provides opportunities for members to interact with peers, policymakers and investment executives.

CII enjoys a reputation for honesty, leadership, thoughtful analysis and creative consensus-building. Investors, lawmakers, regulators, corporate officials and leaders of other public interest groups look to CII for expertise and ideas. 

By joining CII, your organization can extend its influence and stand at the forefront of a growing, global movement.

For more information about joining CII, please see our Join and Support page.