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December 14, 2012 G&A Update Newsletter - DecemberSource: Governance and Accountability Institute
Every two years the trade association for sustainable & responsible investors (SRI) tallies the level of assets under management (AUM) that are guided by SRI principles. At the end of calendar year 2011, the latest survey...
December 12, 2012 10 Companies Where CEO Pay Is Seriously Out Of WhackSource: Huff Post
Are CEOs hundreds of times more valuable than their employees? Corporate boards seem to think so. In past decades, as CEO pay has skyrocketed, worker pay has all but stagnated. That's created an economy in which CEOs can earn an...
November 30, 2012 Economy: 34 Signs That The United States Is Headed Down The Wrong Path
ETF Daily News - The following are 34 signs that America is in declineâ¦ #3Â The United States has fallen in the global economic competitiveness rankings compiled by the îWorld Economic...
November 27, 2012 How sustainable investors impact industries and corporate policiesSource: GreenBiz.com
The 2012 Report on Sustainable and Responsible Investing Trends in the United States, released last week by U.S. SIF, is the sustainable, responsible, and impact (SRI) investment industry’s primary barometer of the both the...
Source: Business Insider
New York— GMI Ratings, the leading provider of research on environmental, social, governance (ESG) and accounting-related risks affecting the performance of public companies, today released its second “Black Swan Risk List”,...
Source: U.S. SIF
WASHINGTON—The new 2012 Report on Sustainable and Responsible Investing Trends in the United States, released today by the US SIF Foundation, finds that sustainable and responsible investing (SRI) accounts for 11.23 percent of...
November 15, 2012 Congressional Report Blames Corzine for MF Global’s CollapseSource: NY Times
Congressional investigators took aim on Wednesday at a former colleague, Jon S. Corzine, blaming the onetime senator’s risk-taking at MF Global for accelerating the brokerage firm’s demise.
November 5, 2012 Socially responsible corporations with heavy PAC contributors associated with higher stock returnsSource: PHYS.org
Companies that tout social responsibility and whose managers contribute to political action committees tend to provide higher returns to shareholders, suggests a new University of California, Davis study.
Source: Triple Pundit
Sustainability has traveled lightyears in the last two decades, but is not yet woven into the fabric of the American corporation, according to this year’s BSR/Globescan State of Sustainable Business 2012 survey of 550 member...
October 5, 2012 Study: Corporate Social Responsibility Engagements With U.S. Public Firms Yield Excess Return Of 4.4 PercentSource: Sacramento Bee
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Using 10 years of privately compiled data, three leading academics have tied positive market performance to corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities at major publicly traded U.S. companies. ...
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