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SRI Conference Announces 2017 SRI Service Award Winners Recognizing Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investment Industry Leadership   
March 12, 2019
Source: PR Newswire - DENVER, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 28th Annual SRI Conference, which hosted more than 800 investment professional attendees, honored Richard Liroff, founder and executive director of Investor Environmental...
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Commissioner Peirce Remarks to CII   
March 12, 2019
Source: JD Supra - Earlier this week, Commissioner Peirce addressed a number of topics with the Council of Institutional Investors. Commissioner Peirce noted that the Securities and Exchange Commission remains focused on refining the securities...
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Have Governance Reforms Spurred on by Parmalat’s Collapse Given Investors a False Sense of Security'   
March 11, 2019
Source: HR - “The success of certain experiences, such as CalPERS’ Focus List in the United States or USS’ Enhanced Analytics Initiative in the U.K., is remarkable. It indicates how outside watchdogs, such as investors and...
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Investor Group Pushes for ‘One Share, One Vote’ Policy at Stock Exchanges   
March 11, 2019
Source: Institutional Investor - The Council of Institutional Investors is pushing the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ to limit listings of companies with dual-class share structures. The council filed petitions with both the NYSE and the NASDAQ...
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It’s the econobabble, stupid   
March 11, 2019
Source: The Monthly - The Investor Group on Climate Change has told its members that Scott Morrison’s “climate solutions package” won’t change the current trajectory of rising emissions.
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Murder trial of Kim Jong Nam against two women will continue, Malaysian court rules   
March 11, 2019
Source: dailymail.co.uk - The judge could have chosen to acquit the women if he thought the evidence was insufficient. Aisyah's father, Asria, said: 'She knows nothing, she was fooled. The case (against her) was made up. The 26-year-old who will be the...
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Does Coordinated Institutional Activism Work' An Analysis of the Activities of the Council of Institutional Investors   
March 11, 2019
Source: ResearchGate - The Council of Institutional Investors is a group of public and private pension funds which collectively own over $800 billion in financial assets within the United States. The Council has provided a forum for these funds to...
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Investors Demand Climate-Risk Disclosure in 2013 Proxies   
March 11, 2019
Source: Bloomberg L.P. - Bloomberg BNA -- Shareholders are filing resolutions ... executive director of the Investor Environmental Health Network. The rapid increase in votes reveals investors’ concerns about hidden risk in portfolios from fracking...
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Anti-Genocide Activist Sees Hope in Vanguard Vote   
March 11, 2019
Source: Barron's - And then there was the genocide issue. A group of shareholders called Investors Against Genocide submitted a proposal asking Vanguard to adopt an anti-genocide policy so that fund managers would avoid stocks that...
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The New Economics of Climate Change   
March 11, 2019
Source: The New Yorker - “The tragedy and impending catastrophe is that we’re waking up at the very moment when it’s already starting to be too late for our actions to mean anything,” Bob Massie, the initiator of the Investor...
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