Investor Coalitions Streaming News
Investor activists push gun-maker to distance itself from NRA positions, look at 'smart gun' technology   
April 10, 2019
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch - The activists include Majority Action, a liberal-leaning shareholder group, and religious investors affiliated with the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility. While they hold a small number of Sturm Ruger shares, last...
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Tech IPOs With Dual-Class Shares Start to Face Meaningful Pushback   
April 09, 2019
Source: The Street on MSN.com - In even stronger terms, the Council of Institutional Investors lambasted Lyft's voting structure as part of a risky trend in the capital markets: "The message [Lyft's S-1 filing] sends is that the Lyft founders can govern the...
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Council of Institutional Investors names new officers   
April 08, 2019
Source: Pensions&Investments - Theresa Whitmarsh, executive director of the $104 billion Washington State Investment Board, Olympia, was named chairwoman of the Council of Institutional Investors on Wednesday. Ms. Whitmarsh, a former co-chair, was elected by...
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Funding Harvard More Fairly   
April 07, 2019
Source: The Harvard Crimson - Instead, let us suggest an alternative: the social choice fund could follow the strict guidelines already set forth by the Responsible Endowments Coalition. These include a commitment to investing in companies that do not abuse...
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Governance by Indices   
April 07, 2019
Source: JD Supra - Institutional investors continue to express concerns regarding dual class share structures. The Council of Institutional Investors has petitioned the Nasdaq Stock Market to change its listing rules in order to require that...
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‘Corporate America Had Better Take Note.’ Fund Managers Are the New Activist Investors.   
April 06, 2019
Source: Barron's - Big-name activists are getting airtime with traditional mutual-fund managers by joining mainstream industry organizations that help set standards for corporate governance, such as the Investor Stewardship Group and the Council of...
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IEA urged to drop forecasting model used by coal backers   
April 04, 2019
Source: The Australian Financial Review - chief executive of the Investor Group on Climate Change, which represents managers of $1 trillion of Australian funds including Australian Super, AMP Capital and CBus, and Pavel Kabat Chief Scientist of the World Meteorological...
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Put Your Endowment Money Where Your Mission Is   
April 03, 2019
Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education - The ACIR of the New School, working with the Responsible Endowments Coalition, is making this issue a priority because we believe that our democracy is being harmed, and that as investors we have the right and need to know if and...
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Six Trends in College and University Endowments   
April 03, 2019
Source: CFA Institute Blogs - For colleges that embrace more activist approaches through such bodies as the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), this question should give them pause. With the yield on the 10-year Treasury now in the 2.4%...
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Explained: why Kyoto carryover credits are so important   
April 02, 2019
Source: The Australian Financial Review - It would reduce the government's effective emissions reduction target to about 16 per cent, according to the Investor Group on Climate Change, a lobby for managers of more than $1 trillion of Australian funds to more rigorously...
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