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Palantir expected to be valued as much as $22bn in market debut next week   
September 26, 2020
Source: The Guardian on MSN.com - Company’s shares could start trading at $10 each when it goes public, bankers say
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Tag: Investor Group on Climate Change   
September 26, 2020
Source: Ai-cio.com - The standard developed by the global alliance of allocators and EY Consulting will be released next year to assess which businesses are leading the transition to net-zero carbon.
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SEC Toughens Rules on Shareholder Proposals   
September 26, 2020
Source: Insurance Journal - The SEC felt that change was “not necessary,” an official said. Amy Borrus, executive director at the Council of Institutional Investors, a major investor group which fought the changes, said they would weaken...
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Continuing Current Trends Will Lead to Unimaginable Suffering Worldwide, Secretary-General Tells High-Level Round Table on Climate Ambition   
September 25, 2020
Source: ReliefWeb - English News and Press Release on World about Climate Change and Environment, Recovery and Reconstruction and Epidemic; published on 24 Sep 2020 by UN SG
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SEC Raises Bar for Shareholder Resolutions   
September 25, 2020
Source: Wall Street Journal - Critics say the move would chill corporate democracy by changing the rules for submitting resolutions for a vote at company shareholder meetings. Companies complain about costs caused by gadfly investors.
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Stakeholders vs. Shareholders   
September 25, 2020
Source: Wall Street Journal - A new SEC rule raises the bar for corporate proxy proposals.
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CEOs Notch Win As SEC Adds Hurdles For Shareholder Campaigns   
September 24, 2020
Source: Financial Advisor - The Council of Institutional Investors, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and Neuberger Berman were among those commenting in opposition. • Commissioners approved the new rule in the 3-2 vote, with the two Republican members...
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China's surprise climate pledge leaves Australia 'naked in the wind', analysts say   
September 24, 2020
Source: The Guardian on MSN.com - Beijing now has a more ambitious long-term climate goal than Australia – and there are fears that could have a dire impact on our economy
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Exit from fossil fuels quickens after California, China signal shift   
September 24, 2020
Source: Sydney Morning Herald - California's plan to ban new sales of fossil-fuel cars and China's first net-zero target show that climate action is beginning to accelerate, analysts say.
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CII calls for companies to use standardized sustainability metrics   
September 24, 2020
Source: Pensions&Investments - "Investors increasingly seek decision-useful, comparable and reliable information about sustainability performance in corporate disclosures in order to better understand how non-financial metrics can impact business and...
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