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SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce cautions about push for diversity disclosure   
March 06, 2019
Source: Pensions&Investments - Peirce said Tuesday at a Council of Institutional Investors conference. In guidance issued last month, the SEC's division of corporate finance said that to the extent a board or nominating committee when making a decision...
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Senators Reintroduce Bill to Boost Private Sector Cybersecurity   
March 06, 2019
Source: MeriTalk - The legislation has already gained the support of the North American Securities Administrators Association; the Council of Institutional Investors; the National Association of State Treasurers; the California Public...
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Valero, Tesoro and Occidental Face Shareholder Pressure for California Proposition 23 Support   
March 06, 2019
Source: CSR Wire - "As shareholders, we're concerned that Tesoro's support for the highly controversial ... which coordinates shareholder resolutions, and Director of the Investor Network on Climate Risk, a $9 trillion network of investors. More...
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Bill to Boost Private Sector Cybersecurity Reintroduced   
March 05, 2019
Source: MeriTalk - The legislation has already gained the support of the North American Securities Administrators Association; the Council of Institutional Investors; the National Association of State Treasurers; the California Public...
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CII: Lyft’s planned share structure harms investors   
March 05, 2019
Source: Compliance Week - The fight over the issuance of dual-class shares is beginning another round. The Council of Institutional Investors—a non-profit association of pension funds and endowments with combined assets of about $4 trillion—is...
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Shareholders sue Australian Bank over lack of climate disclosure   
March 05, 2019
Source: Medium - Bar keeps getting raised on what is adequate disclosure: Emma Herd, chief executive of the Investor Group on Climate Change in Australia, said putting climate-related risk into the heart of financial reporting means it is treated...
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Corporate America to Bernie Sanders: Paying dividends isn't evil   
March 05, 2019
Source: The Washington Examiner - "Returning some profits to shareholders is not necessarily a bad thing," Josh Bolten, president of the Business Roundtable, and Ken Bertsch, executive director of the Council of Institutional Investors, wrote in an op-ed for the...
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Business, investor groups criticize proposals to restrict stock buybacks   
March 05, 2019
Source: The Hill - Leaders of the Business Roundtable and the Council of Institutional Investors on Monday pushed back against proposals to put restrictions on stock buybacks, as lawmakers have taken aim at share ...
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'Digging a hole': Shorten won't rule out use of Paris climate shortcut   
March 04, 2019
Source: WAtoday - "They are digging themselves into a hole," said Erwin Jackson, a veteran of many international climate conferences and now a director of policy at the Investor Group on Climate Change. RichieMerzian, climate and energy program...
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Lyft IPO could spark asset class war   
March 04, 2019
Source: Crain's New York - But at long last, there are signs investors are fed up with unequal treatment. Last fall the Council of Institutional Investors, a group of pension funds and companies that controls $25 trillion in assets, asked the New York...
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