May 20, 2016
The Office of the Illinois State Treasurer (“Treasurer” or “Treasurer’s Office”) is issuing this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for a Corporate Governance Services Provider (“Respondent”). The Respondent shall advise and assist the Treasurer’s Office and associated investment boards in the development, execution, and administration of corporate governance responsibilities. Respondents must submit their Proposals by 12:00 p.m. CT on June 30, 2016.
The Treasurer’s Office intends to select the Respondent with a strong track record providing corporate governance services to govermnent entities; demonstrated policy development skills; and expertise in corporate engagement, proxy voting, fund monitoring, and corporate governance advocacy. The successful Respondent (“Contractor”) shall enter into a contract with the Treasurer (“Agreement”) for an initial term of three (3) years. Upon expiration of this tenn, the Treasurer may elect to extend the Agreement for a period of time agreed upon by the parties, not to exceed a total often (10) years.