Oregon 529 Looks for Sustainability Option

October 30, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The board administering the State of Oregon 529 Plan is considering adding a sustainable investment option in its investment lineup.

According to a news release, the board has hired Arnerich Massena & Associates, a Portland, Oregon investment consulting firm, to help look for and evaluate potential products.

Arnerich Massena consultants will work with the Oregon College Savings Plan Board to identify products that meet their investment criteria, also taking into consideration the State of Oregon 2006 Sustainability Act, the announcement said.

The firm will research and provide recommendations to board members in the fall of 2008.

Arnerich Massena has more than $16 billion in assets under advisement, according to the announcement.