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America’s CEOs Pledge to Rethink Corporate Priorities   
August 22, 2019
Source: CFO - On Monday afternoon, the Council of Institutional Investors (CII) expressed concern about the Business Roundtable’s (BRT) statement, saying that in its opinion the statement “undercuts notions of managerial...
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Renewables policy uncertainty spooks investors   
August 21, 2019
Source: The Australian - When faced with policy uncertainty, more than 40 per cent of investors were forced to redirect investments to other jurisdictions, sectors or markets with less uncertainty, according to a report for the high powered Investor...
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Climate policy vacuum boosting investor focus on low-carbon assets   
August 21, 2019
Source: RenewEconomy - a new report from Investor Group on Climate Change has found. Instead, Australia’s perpetual federal climate policy vacuum appears to be having the perverse effect of focusing investor interest ...
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CEOs: Shareholders should not be the only concern   
August 21, 2019
Source: Mercury News - the Council of Institutional Investors, criticized the group’s statement, saying that “accountability to everyone means accountability to no one.” Investors are a positive force pushing companies to focus on...
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How Shareholder Democracy Failed the People   
August 21, 2019
Source: New York Times - Some big companies didn’t sign on, including the Blackstone Group, General Electric and Alcoa. And the Council of Institutional Investors — which represents many of the same companies as Business Roundtable and many...
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Not everyone is on board with a major business lobby’s new definition of corporate purpose   
August 21, 2019
Source: Quartz - Another powerful lobby, the Council of Institutional Investors (CII), is taking exception, lamenting that the Business Roundtable has literally placed shareholders last. The council said that the ...
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Top U.S. CEOs say companies should put social responsibility above profit   
August 21, 2019
Source: Reuters - One investor group, the Council of Institutional Investors, criticized the group’s statement, saying that “accountability to everyone means accountability to no one.” Investors are a positive force pushing...
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Can big investors save the world'   
August 18, 2019
Source: BBC - "Exxon has not been very supportive," says Stephanie Pfeifer, a member of the global Climate Action 100+ steering committee and the chief executive of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGC). She says the...
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Remarkable 45 Percent of Shareholders Support Sustainability/PVC Resolution at Hasbro   
August 18, 2019
Source: CSR Wire - Richard A. Liroff, director of the Investor Environmental Health Network (IEHN), commented, "The new statement by the scientists elevates the concern investors have been expressing to companies this season — emerging...
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Funds urge cement makers to act on climate   
August 17, 2019
Source: News.com.au - "The cement sector needs to dramatically reduce the contribution it makes to climate change," said Stephanie Pfeifer, chief executive of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, which has more than 170 members, mainly...
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