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Investment Policy Statement
Updated 25 Feb 2002
The purpose of this document is to identify a set of
investment objectives and constraints, asset allocation parameters,
performance measurement benchmarks, and guidelines for the International
Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) long term investments. The
investment policy statement is intended to assure the Officers, Executive
Committee and Bureau of IUPAC that reserve assets are being invested
in accordance with the best long-term interests of IUPAC, given the
- IUPACís risk tolerance, or its willingness to withstand substantial
losses due to adverse market conditions.
- IUPACís need to obtain real, or inflation-adjusted, growth in its
- IUPACís requirement for current income to support IUPAC programs
- IUPACís liquidity requirements, or its need to maintain adequate
cash balances to accommodate withdrawals from the long term portfolio
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