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Stocks with unequal voting rights may lose out on passive fund flows, Goldman says   
October 01, 2019
Source: MarketWatch - Investors “should have equal protections and rights, including the right to vote in proportion to the size of their holdings,” argues an industry group called the Council of Institutional Investors. “Risks are...
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LIVE MARKETS U.S.-In WeWork's wake, it's all about biotech IPOs for now   
October 01, 2019
Source: YAHOO! - What's more "one share, one vote" governance is preferred by the Council of Institutional Investors, which represents $40 trillion of assets under management. But 17% of companies debuting in the public marketplace this year,...
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Scott Morrison’s climate change speech criticised as ‘colossal bulls**t’   
September 30, 2019
Source: Couriermail - If these credits were used, it would reduce Australia’s effective emissions target to about 16 per cent, according to the Investor Group on Climate Change. Australian National University Professor Mark Howden told...
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Eight P&C Insurers Get Top Marks for Climate Change Risk Management   
September 28, 2019
Source: Insurance Journal - Ceres is a nonprofit organization that advocates for sustainability. It directs the Investor Network on Climate Risk, a group of more than 100 institutional investors with collective assets of $13 trillion, according to the...
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Global Investors Think Climate Action And Economic Well-Being Go Great Together   
September 28, 2019
Source: ThinkProgress - and the Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC) — coordinated the statement, along with the United Nations Environment Program Finance Initiative and Principles for Responsible Investment. It’s the largest such...
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How activists pushed CBA out of coal in five years   
September 26, 2019
Source: The Australian Financial Review - Peter Braig An investor movement helped accelerate the shift, driven by international coalitions such as the 22-month-old Climate Action 100+, and the Investor Group on Climate Change in Australia. A week ago, 30 per cent of...
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Performance-Based Pay Comes Under Fire   
September 26, 2019
Source: CFO - The Council of Institutional Investors this month overhauled its policy on executive compensation, urging public companies to dial back the complexity of their pay plans and set longer periods for measuring performance for...
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One Bright Spot in the WeWork Debacle: Turns Out Investors Actually Care About Corporate Governance   
September 26, 2019
Source: Fortune - Not enough to keep the IPO train on its track. The changes were welcome, says Amy Borrus, Deputy Director for Council of Institutional Investors, a shareholder rights organization. But it still ...
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CEO Governance Pledge -- Wise Or Foolhardy'   
September 25, 2019
Source: Forbes - There was furious push-back from several organizations such as the Council of Institutional Investors, representing a collective $4 trillion in assets, stating that such a range of goals with no measurement metrics would lead to ...
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Nuns lose proxy fight with Springfield gunmaker   
September 25, 2019
Source: The Boston Globe - The activists, working with the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, had important allies. Influential advisory services ISS and Glass Lewis both recommended investors vote in favor, essentially saying such a policy...
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