Investor Coalitions Streaming News
Taking the Long View   
January 27, 2020
Source: Institutional Investor - David Blood is doing something about it. As founding chairman of the Enhanced Analytics Initiative, the former Goldman, Sachs & Co. executive has spent much of the past three years pushing ...
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Investor Coalition Calls on Companies to Adopt Vigorous Policies to Protect Against Human Trafficking Violations in Supply Chains   
January 26, 2020
Source: PR Newswire - NEW YORK, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Today a coalition of institutional investors from the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) are sending a statement to 25 target ...
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Fracking: Investment opportunity with plenty of risk   
January 26, 2020
Source: InvestmentNews - Green Century helped produce the 32-point industry score card along with Boston Common Asset Management, Investor Environmental Health Network, and shareholder activist foundation As You Sow.
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Governance givebacks   
January 25, 2020
Source: Institutional Investor - The Enhanced Analytics Initiative wants sell-side analysts to begin measuring what it calls extrafinancial issues, such as corporate governance and environmental awareness. And to make their point ...
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Corporate Responsibility Group Calls for Split of News Corp. Chairman, CEO Roles   
January 25, 2020
Source: The Hollywood Reporter - NEW YORK - The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, which represents about 300 money managers with assets of more than $100 billion, wants News Corp. to split the roles of chairman and ...
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Blackrock’s Climate Announcement Pales In Comparison To Proxy Advisor Influence And Advocacy   
January 25, 2020
Source: Forbes - A recent SEC action to constrain proxy advisory firms would benefit investors by limiting their ability to pursue a political agenda.
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Investor inaction: a story behind Australia’s wildfires   
January 25, 2020
Source: The Financial Times - Yet only 16 of the funds publish an engagement report. Emma Herd, chief executive of the Investor Group on Climate Change, an association representing Australian and New Zealand institutions, says that pressure from regulators...
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Landec, Six Flags, MVC Capital, and Other 13D Filings   
January 25, 2020
Source: Barron's - It’s a very long review process before publication, which shortens the time for investors to perform due diligence, says Ken Bertsch, executive director of the Council of Institutional Investors (CII). The amendments arrive...
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Goldman to insist companies it takes public have diverse boards   
January 24, 2020
Source: The Financial Times - Ken Bertsch, head of the Council of Institutional Investors, which represents big pension funds in the US, welcomed Goldman’s new stance but said many investors wanted to ensure companies went beyond “tokenism”....
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Goldman Sachs vows to only take start-ups with ‘diverse’ boards public   
January 24, 2020
Source: SiliconRepublic - Ken Bertsch, head of the Council of Institutional Investors told FT that investors want to make sure companies go beyond “tokenism”. Bertsch said: “On one hand, Goldman is a little behind the times. It is a good...
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