Transforming to Meet
the Needs of a New World
NIMBLE Institutions Lead the Way
Nimble Institutions Leading the Way
Our infographic shows how they’re creating a road map for transformation.Follow Their Path
Breaking It Down
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Faced with an uncertain economic environment of rising interest rates, fluctuating commodity prices, and unpredictable growth rates, official institutions are shoring up their capabilities and investment strategies to ensure they can adapt.
Our global survey of 102 official institutions reveals a growing readiness to make changes across key areas of operation, from diversifying investments and revisiting risk, to upgrading governance structures and attracting new talent.
Our new report, “Official Institutions: Transforming to Meet the Needs of a New World”, highlights a group of these institutions — distinguished by six measures of agility — that is taking the lead in this transformation. Read our report to see why we’ve defined these institutions as NIMBLE.Sign Me Up
Agility Is Key to Success
The most nimble institutions are focused on three key areas: investment risk management, technology and talent.
About the Research
This report is based on a State Street survey of 102 representatives of official institutions. The State Street 2015 Official Institutions Survey was conducted by Oxford Economics in September and October 2015. Respondents included 52 central banks, 25 sovereign wealth funds, and 25 government pension funds. Respondents covered a range of roles with strategic oversight of their institutions’ investment strategies, including fund managers, portfolio managers, CFOs and strategy directors.