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WeWork’s Efforts to Salvage I.P.O. Renew Fears About ‘Unicorn’ Era   
September 15, 2019
Source: New York Times - “All these governance changes matter, however, the core issue of control is still there,” said Glenn Davis, director of research at the Council of Institutional Investors, a group that represents pension funds,...
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BHP prepares to sharpen climate change plan   
September 14, 2019
Source: The Australian - Big Australian fund managers like the $170bn AustralianSuper are part of the Investor Group on Climate Change which has pressed BHP to take more action. The Melbourne-based fund’s ESG boss Andrew Gray has pushed the issue...
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Commentary: Revised statement on corporate purpose misses the mark   
September 14, 2019
Source: Pensions&Investments - As executive director and chief investment officer of the Florida State Board of Administration and chairman of the Council of Institutional Investors, I applaud the roundtable for its intent. Business plays a critical role in...
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CII names Amy Borrus as next executive director   
September 13, 2019
Source: Pensions&Investments - Amy Borrus will be the next executive director of the Council of Institutional Investors, its board of directors announced Thursday. Ms. Borrus, CII's deputy director, will succeed Ken Bertsch as executive director when he...
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Big Investors Are Taking Issue With Hong Kong's Dual-Class Share Proposal   
September 13, 2019
Source: TheStreet.com - "We believe it is a mistake for [Hong Kong Exchange] to follow other exchanges, including those based in the United States, in a competition to offer reduced standards around public listings," the Council of Institutional...
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Corporate Social Responsibility Press Releases   
September 13, 2019
Source: CSR Wire - according to international aid agency Oxfam and the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, an institutional investor... Aug. 03 /CSRwire/ - August 3, 2007 - Innovest Strategic Value Advisors has downgraded its Intangible...
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UK to host crucial global talks on tackling climate emergency   
September 11, 2019
Source: The Guardian - Stephanie Pfeifer, the chief executive of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, said: “The UK should use its diplomatic influence to encourage other countries to make similar pledges [to reduce carbon to net...
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Allocators Named Their Elite Peers. Here They Are.   
September 10, 2019
Source: Institutional Investor - When $1 trillion talks, companies listen. Ash Williams, Executive Director and CIO at Florida State Board of Administration As chair of the Council of Institutional Investors, Florida’s long-time pension CIO is...
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After Breakneck Expansion, WeWork Stumbles as It Nears I.P.O.   
September 06, 2019
Source: New York Times - “It’s not We Company, it’s the I company,” said Ken Bertsch, the executive director of the Council of Institutional Investors, which represents pension funds, endowments and other investors. The We...
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Does capitalism need saving from itself'   
September 06, 2019
Source: The Financial Times - The Council of Institutional Investors, for example, lambasted the Business Roundtable memo, warning that “accountability to everyone means accountability to no one”. Luigi Zingales, a Chicago economics professor,...
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